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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz, Nvidia and PowerMac9,1

    This means you own a nvidia 5200 card and thats why you will not get 3d desktop effects.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz, Nvidia and PowerMac9,1

    there are no 3d drivers for nvidia for ppc-machines. only for ati cards there is one.

    try this command to find out vendor and model of your graphics card

    lspci | grep VGA
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    [all variants] Re: PPC or Intel in this forum? Or both?

    For me separating the apple forums section seems to be a good idea. After both apple sections were merged, it was very hard to follow the ppc-related problems, because - as supposed by the ppc crowd...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive access on XServe G5 LAMP - help :-)

    If sudo fdisk -l wont show your drive it is presumably a hardware issue. UUIDs are distinctive designations which identify your drives mor reliable as the old block device paths as (/dev/sda). But if...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive access on XServe G5 LAMP - help :-)

    Oh, I should have taken into consideration, that you are running ubuntu without gui on your server setup.

    Gparted depends on a gui. Thats why you get this error. If you dont want to install gnome...
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    [ubuntu] Re: After intall doesn't boot ubuntu

    Do you mean that after the graphical openfirmware menu (the one with the buttons), if you press the linux(penguin)-button there appears exactly the same graphical openfirmware menu?

    There should...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive access on XServe G5 LAMP - help :-)

    I think thats not the whole output of #fdisk -l.

    If there is an empty drive connected to the system bus it will show something like

    # /dev/sdc
    # 2345678 blocks ........
    # anything else (cant...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G4 (Quicksilver) Audio Problem

    Then join this thread G4 sound problem...
    Seems to be quite similar to your problem
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive access on XServe G5 LAMP - help :-)

    could you please copy and past the whole output of
    sudo fdisk -l
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    [ubuntu] Re: After intall doesn't boot ubuntu

    This looks like an ofpath I like :)

    This you have to add to your ubuntu yaboot.conf as

    device=/ht@0,f2000000/pci@7/k2-sata-root@c/k2-sata@0/disk@0:

    The mistaakes with lilo.conf came frome...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive access on XServe G5 LAMP - help :-)

    first you have to check if the drive is recognized by the system

    # sudo fdisk -l

    figure out which device file is associated to the drive

    e.g. /dev/sdc

    Did you already create a volume on...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G4 (Quicksilver) Audio Problem

    Most usual issues with ubuntu on powerpc are documented at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PowerPC. There is also a sction about adding the most common sound module.

    Hope that helped.
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    [ubuntu] Re: After intall doesn't boot ubuntu

    IMHO your yaboot.conf looks fine. Maybe your ubuntu-root is broken. But if installation went fine on this without errors and you couldnt change anything yet because you wasnt able to boot into ubuntu...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Which Ubuntu install in a g4 powerbook?

    Look at the ibookG4 thread I suggested in my last post. There is also information about this issue.
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    [ubuntu] Re: XP in Vmware? On a g4

    Dual boot is no problem. And if you want to use lightroom in OSX, it is suggested :)
    If you have osx already installed, ubuntu will install itself as dual boot by default.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Which Ubuntu install in a g4 powerbook?

    There is a huge difference between ubuntu on PC and Ubuntu on MAC. It can run out of the box but mostly you need some tweaks.
    e.g. ibook g4 install tip (maybe its working for you too)
    Look here...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XP in Vmware? On a g4

    really strange thinking... :)

    AFAIK there is no vmware port for ppc linux.
    To run OSX inside ubuntu there is MOL, but I only tested it for feisty (7.04). And it isnt running (yet) on hardy.
    ...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How to make changes in xorg.conf permanent?

    Not the
    ls of the folder is the thing...

    What do you do on saving your changes? Choose "save as" and type
    xorg.conf

    Or figure out your preferred xorg.conf backup and execute e.g.


    sudo...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Backuping files from Mac HFS+ partition

    Here is the whole story...

    And here if you already have a working ubuntu installation.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux dashboard

    There is a compiz-fusion-plugin: "widgetlayer". You can configure it with ccsm "CompizConfigSettingsManager" (maybe you have to install it first). You will find this under "System" > "Settings" >...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: How to make changes in xorg.conf permanent?

    you need root privileges to change the files outside your home folder. It should be documented in almost any ubuntu-wiki available on the web.

    for gnome execute

    sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DRI in 8.04 ppc?

    Usually its working by default, if the machine is capable.

    (If you use gnome) Look at "System" > "Settings" > "Appearance" Tab "Desktop Effects"
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Moniters on a PPC/Apple G4

    uups didnt expect it at that place and thats why didnt seen it either. Could you test second display detection with the "screen and graphics" app and the plug'n'play setting?
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    [ubuntu] Re: No Disc Recognition

    never mentioned a problem like this.

    sounds like a hardware problem. maybe the drive is broken.

    try to install k3b. Best burning app ever, It detects any drive and its abilities. And maybe it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: iBook G4 Problems and Questions

    on my ibook g4 800 640 MB the hardy live cd is running fine. from a prerelease live cd. but if this works, the final live cd should also work

    Booting takes a long time and i get two of these...
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