Uploaded by Patricia Blackmore on 04/09/2016 at 6:06 am
Watch as I try out Ubuntu Linux on an iBook G4. I test various features, DVD, wireless, bluetooth, networking, printing, etc.
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how will Xubuntu work for a PowerBook G4 that's fully speced out? with a 17" inch screen and a 1.6(somthing)GHz processor
Hi, do you try to run WineBootler? Works?
I did not know about Yellow Dog until this video
I highly suggest Lubuntu 32bit. It runs on pre-Intel CPUs and has LOW hardware requirements. I also highly suggest installing Wine. Wine will run alotta older, but very useful, Windows based software. On my other laptop running Linux Mint 17.3, I use Wine as a 'back door' for alotta my ol' fav Windows stuff.
I recently tried a couple of newer versions on the G4 iBook 1.42GHz model. It worked, and I even got all the drivers going, but turns out that the HDD (now 11 years old) basically gave up the ghost. For these older machines, I recommend Lubuntu, which is basically Ubuntu Linux with the lightweight LXDE desktop. I've got a number of old Wintel machines running Lubuntu to get a few more years of useful working life out of them. I'm getting a replacement HDD for the iBook G4. Despite the fact that it is the most obsolete, it is also the prettiest of my old Laptops and I'd really like to keep using it.
After installing ubuntu on my PPC system it tells me its in low graphics mode and then frezeses
predicts the future 🙂 lol
I wonder how Ubuntu MATE 16.04 will work on that machine :P
1:23 you don't need flash to stream youtube nowadays.
And this music sounds like PM (same samples) but I don't recognise the song…
1:47 You need libdvdcss for that to work.
5 years later all works perfectly fine 😀 ^^
Ubuntu has (nowadays) its own Flash and Java available. To install goSystem>Synaptic package management.LinuxMint PPC should have all codecs preinstalled:http://www.mintppc.org/content/installation-instructions-mintppc-11
How did you get ubuntu on a DVD?
what is this song ?
I think there is a setting for YouTube to only use html 5
Where did you get Ubuntu?
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