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    [PPC] Re: PPC Dual Boot Install

    I am glad to hear it! I don't really use java on PowerPC.
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    [PPC] Re: PPC Dual Boot Install

    Unless it says sda3 will be formatted, your data on sda3 will be fine.

    I honestly don't recall if the newworld partition gets a mount point.
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    [PPC] Re: PPC Dual Boot Install

    Yes, it would be lost, but you have nothing stored there so you are fine.
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    [PPC] Re: PPC Dual Boot Install

    Primary
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    [PPC] Re: PPC Dual Boot Install

    Unless I'm forgetting something, you should be able to put the New World Partition in that free space.
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    [PPC] Re: PPC Dual Boot Install

    1. No
    2. Sometimes it is helpful to have certain parts of the Unix filesystem on separate partitions. They can make it so home directories are encrypted without encrypting the entire disk for...
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    [PPC] Re: PPC Dual Boot Install

    The partition you intend to install Linux on should have a mount point of /.
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    [PPC] Re: Help - Basic questions on PPC Dual Boot Install

    Sorry, I always use the alternate installer rather than the live one so those options are different than I know, but the first looks it will give you dual boot and the second not so much.
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    [PPC] Re: Help - Basic questions on PPC Dual Boot Install

    I would let it get to the partitioning section and delete /dev/sda5. Then use the "Guided - Use Free Space" option. It will setup the boot loader and the system partition with a proper mount point...
  10. Thread: Ubuntu on PPC

    by theos911
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    Re: Ubuntu on PPC

    If you are using the alternate installer there should be little difference.
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    [PPC] Re: Fixing sound in 14.04

    There are a number of desktop and command line tools for Pandora. They use less resources than the Flash site and work cross platform. I personally like pianobar.
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    [PPC] Re: Mint PPC11 or something better.

    Go to http://www.mintppc.org/content/installation-instructions-mintppc-11 to install it. I will tell JD to check the forum if he missed you.
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    [PPC] Re: Fixing sound in 14.04

    I am currently downloading the PPC Lubuntu 13.10 Desktop ISO. I will try it on my B&W, but if I do not get stopped at the fixing recursive fault reboot is needed error I don't have high hopes that...
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    [PPC] Re: Fixing sound in 14.04

    Do you want me to try a newer kernel on 12.04 or install 14.04? (Note: I'm not even sure what exactly we are testing or fixing. I'm just contributing whatever I can since I still have Xubuntu on it.)
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    [PPC] Re: Fixing sound in 14.04

    Powermac G3 B&W 12.04:
    PowerMac Burgundy (Dev 4) Sub-frame 0


    no layout-id
    child is ...
    /proc/device-tree/pci@80000000/pci-bridge@d/mac-io@5/davbus@14000/sound
    device-id is ...
    The bottom...
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    [PPC] Re: Fixing sound in 14.04

    Count me in if applicable. I've got:
    Powermac G3 B&W
    iMac G3 700
    iBook G3 466
    Powerbook G3 500
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    [lubuntu] Re: 12.10 is broken and cant boot

    Can you please post your /etc/X11/xorg.conf?

    You appear to be having the same issue as reported here.

    I use ppc Debian Squeeze and have also been unable to enable EXA acceleration on my mach64...
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    [PPC] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 on iMac G3 : install guide

    What type of media did you burn the disk to? Can you use the disk drive from within Mac OS? Are you sure you downloaded the correct iso? You likely need the alternate iso:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wi-Fi in the G3 wpa2

    Powerbook G3s with internal airport do not support wpa2 under any OS. They can be convinced to do WPA1 though. Look into your router settings and try setting your router to WPA1 only. (Your network...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Xfce 4.10 ppa?

    I think it is referring to 'gtk+-devel' .
  21. Thread: Best DE?

    by theos911
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best DE?

    Yah, I've revisited Gnome & LXDE in the past week and tried Xfce & KDE in the past week. Cinnamon is still on my list. (As is MATE. [which I eventually need to get ported to PPC...])
  22. Thread: Best DE?

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    [SOLVED] Re: Best DE?

    Sorry, I didn't mean that as LXDE lacks features. I just meant that unlike Xfce, Gnome, or KDE, they aren't at your fingertips. They can be added with a bit of a work, but part of the speed gained is...
  23. Thread: Best DE?

    by theos911
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best DE?

    Are you talking DEs or Window Managers?

    The generally accepted knowledge is:

    Heavyweight:
    Gnome/Unity - The default that everyone is accustomed to.
    KDE - The second most popular.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: App for my website

    Can you be a bit more specific on what you mean by "app". Do you mean an HTML/Javascript based "Webapp" or something in a real language?

    (Sorry, cannot read your site.)
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Xubuntu vs Kubuntu low fat vs Ubuntu Unity 2d

    GNOME Classic/Gnome-panel != Ubuntu Classic

    Edit - Though, anymore I don't really care. I've learned how: XFCE can look identical to Ubuntu Classic; KDE can do eyecandy without being in-your-face...
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