[plug] Linux on Power PC (chip) Mac computers

Hani Jabr hani at nuix.net
Fri Oct 4 01:31:08 UTC 2013

I used to run Yellow Dog Linux but I don't recommend it. (It may better now, but it wasn't very good a few years ago.) Debian seems to be the best option for a power mac, or if you want to go to the dark side, FreeBSD for PowerPC. 


> On 4 Oct 2013, at 9:19, Gene <geneadam at westnet.com.au> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I have a Mac Power Macintosh (tower) with the Power PC (not newer Intel) chip, and would greatly appreciate any advice or leads to resources for getting this machine converted from OS X 10.3 to any flavour of Linux.
> I've got Mint and Ubuntu disks but they are suitable for Intel only apparently.
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards,
> Gene
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