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    [PPC] Re: Testers needed for PowerPC 14.04

    @et al:

    I posted this data above about my first go round with testing 14.04 on my 933MHz iBook with 6xx RAM . . . and yesterday, downloaded the 14.04.1 update and today booted it up in said iBook...
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    Re: rEFInd Never Shows

    @Merik:

    Should be that the links olfred has provided should help to get you going . . . it depends on where you have rEFInd installed how it will "show up" . . . if it's installed in front of OSX,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help me!!!

    @scruful:

    Great, yes, to boot or dual boot linux on a mac the rEFInd app is helpful . . . apparently not everyone uses it, perhaps the iso that says something about "mac" might not need it??? ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help me!!!

    @scruful:

    OK, . . . good that you checked the md5 . . . but, "c key doesn't do anything"?? Hopefully my putting "C" didn't throw you off, it's "c" . . . I put the capital for visual clarity. So,...
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    Re: I cant boot into refit or dd

    @jackson:

    I can't help you with dd . . . but I don't think dd has anything to do with rEFIt . . . ?? dd is to copy stuff from one disk to another?? rEFIt is a system boot selector . . . it helps...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Can't get Ubuntu 12.04 for PPC to work

    Did you try to just add the ubuntu DE on top of the Lubuntu base using synaptic? Or are you trying a fresh install? Possibly the Ubuntu version isn't PPC friendly or possible it's too hungry for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help me!!!

    @scruful, etc:

    When you say "mount it" . . . do you mean you "burned it to a DVD"??? And, if you ***burned it*** did you check the md5sum number of the .iso? Or any of the other checksum numbers...
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    [PPC] Re: Fixing sound in 14.04

    @rsavage:

    I was just responding to your cue on the SUSE . . . and, don't know too much about the "ports" as indicated by my question about the "mactel ppa" more or less not too responded to . . ....
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    [PPC] Re: Fixing sound in 14.04

    @rsavage:

    I checked out the openSUSE site, looks nice enough on the desktop and creative use of the chameleon image, haven't had time to download the livedvd, but, even though they show a "PPC"...
  10. Re: Any way to get more details on the mactel ppa repos--what the packages do?

    @maestrobwh1:

    Thanks very kindly for the reply, appreciate the feedback and the details, and specific insight into the touchpad issue--that has been a problem with just about every distro I've...
  11. Re: Any way to get more details on the mactel ppa repos--what the packages do?

    Bump in the night . . . . Still looking for some direction on finding details on the packages in the mactel ppa . . . only finding very basic info . . . . I suppose the non-answers is because there...
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    [PPC] Re: Fixing sound in 14.04

    @rs: Nice to hear a comment or two from you again . . . but, on the "hw-detect bug" issue, I'm just repeating what I saw said to others or to me on the lubuntu users list in terms of the recent...
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    [PPC] Re: Fixing sound in 14.04

    d_g2:

    The problem with MintPPC 9.3 is that it is, uh, "old" . . . I think it was about 2 years ago when I first got into linux that I was installing MintPPC on my iMac/iBook . . . that's a...
  14. Re: Any way to get more details on the mactel ppa repos--what the packages do?

    Latest . . . had a few moments to check out packages in the ppa in Synaptic Package--looking for "xf86-input-multitouch" . . . the only option returned is "xf86-input-mtrack" . . . went to their...
  15. Re: Any way to get more details on the mactel ppa repos--what the packages do?

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MactelSupportTeam/PPA

    I found this link through the Mactel sticky . . . last updated in . . . the previous decade ago . . . . Nothing on the "multitouch" or synaptic . ....
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    Re: Recover HD from iMac

    Ah, egg whites . . . so right, there is the labor to separate the whites from the yolks . . . I guess that is a lot . . . . : - ) I have a '10 MBPro, it seems a little "unusual" for a HD to "die"...
  17. Re: New Linux user installing Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro 5,1

    @jason:

    Good job . . . yes, it's better to install using ethernet, then add the wifi and video drivers using "additional drivers" app . . . . I wouldn't waste time with "backlight" issues . . . ....
  18. Re: New Linux user installing Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro 5,1

    @jason:

    You've come to the wrong place if you want "idiot-proof" . . . linux is all about DIY . . . making mistakes and then figuring out how to fix it. It's probably better to "try something"...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Install Xubuntu on Macbook Pro

    @Mathias:

    Where you went wrong? If you chose "manual" install, which it seems like maybe you did, you then need to at least set up three partitions, the "home"--flagged as "/" . . . the "swap" ....
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    Re: Recover HD from iMac

    m_d:

    I think they should just pay the 900 . . . but you didn't say what "900" you are talking about . . . chickens, cents, Pounds Sterling, or US dollars??? OK, that was humor, but also you...
  21. Re: Any way to get more details on the mactel ppa repos--what the packages do?

    Bump.

    Still hoping to get some direction on how to find valid data on what is contained in individual PPA's in the mactel repository . . . google did not provide too much depth . . . .

    e.e.p.
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    Re: Xubuntu Macbook Late 2009 Problems

    @Z_34:

    Good point . . . and good question for the OP; is refind, or depending on if this is dual boot and what is it, Lion or earlier?? rEFIt installed? Seems like some folks have figured out...
  23. Any way to get more details on the mactel ppa repos--what the packages do?

    Folks:

    I posted this question on the tail end of my "macfanctld" thread . . . since it was my first foray into the land of ppa's . . . but so far the question has remained evaded. Still looking...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Is the mactel ppa repo version of macfanctld upgraded for 14.04?

    I'm still hoping to get some feedback on this extended question on the mactel ppa packages, as I mentioned the actual page just shows the available packages, but doesn't offer any information about...
  25. Re: pc to macbook user - lots of questions

    @D & Z:

    Wanted to add some comment, but the "reply with quote" feature doesn't show the OP questions. I've done a fair amount of installs of linux on MBP . . . there is/was a rodbooks wiki on...
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