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    Re: Ubuntu 12.04 on Macbook 13" mid 2007

    @sharon2 - Yes you can use the Mac disk utility to make a partition. Check Youtube for videos on how to do it. You could also use Gparted.

    http://gparted.org/

    BACKUP your files before you...
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    Re: Ubuntu 12.04 on Macbook 13" mid 2007

    You are going to need to give more specs. What is the HD size and how much is your current OS X installation taking up? If you want to dual boot, run 2 different OS on your Mac, you will have to...
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    Re: iBook G4 won't boot 13.04 live dvd

    Maybe this thread will help.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2152891
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    Re: iBook G4 won't boot 13.04 live dvd

    Same yaboot issue?

    Try an alternative install or 12.04. I didn't have as many issues when I ran 12.04 Lubuntu on my iBook from a disc.
  5. Re: [PPC] Best Way to Transfer Files from iBook to Linux

    The Max OS X installation is so bloated I only have 7gb, not much space for a dual boot.
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    Re: iBook G4 won't boot 13.04 live dvd

    Ubuntu is not going to run well on an iBook from what I have read. You are better off trying Lubuntu.

    http://lubuntu.net/

    Most likely you are still going to have graphics issues though.
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    Re: iBook G4 won't boot 13.04 live dvd

    What did distro did you try to install? Lubuntu?

    Most likely it is the graphics card.
  8. Re: [PPC] Best Way to Transfer Files from iBook to Linux

    I was able to partition an external HD after reaizing I needed to download the hfs formatting software for Gparted. I was able to transfer files onto a partitioned hfs+ part of the external HD once...
  9. Sticky: Re: Where to download Ubuntu for PowerPC and other frequently asked questions

    Great info here.
  10. Re: Trying to install Ubuntu alongside OSX via USB

    You might have to boot from a disc. Sometimes even if a computer has USB as an bootable option for whatever reason it won't. More likely the Mac you have is not setup for booting from a usb key...
  11. Re: [PPC] Best Way to Transfer Files from iBook to Linux

    I tried to transfer the files using "scp -r" command in the Mac terminal. However I am getting this error

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    Terminal version 1.4.6
  12. [PPC] Best Way to Transfer Files from iBook to Linux

    I'd like to install Lubuntu on my iBook but I've had a hard time pulling files from it. I've tried to use Gparted to partition an external HD in Fat32 to drag-and-drop but with a lot of files it...
  13. Re: Dell Inspiron 8500 Laptop "Load Error - Boot Error"

    I know you can fit the ISO files onto a CD but I have DVDs.

    The BIOS version is A08.
  14. Re: Dell Inspiron 8500 Laptop "Load Error - Boot Error"

    I got Lubuntu booted from a DVD by pressing F12 on the start-up screen. I didn't have the right version installed on the disc originally. Some graphics are a bit funky which includes the home icons...
  15. Re: Dell Inspiron 8500 Laptop "Load Error - Boot Error"

    There is another problem with this Dell. If you unplug the power cord from the laptop it turns-off.
  16. Re: Dell Inspiron 8500 Laptop "Load Error - Boot Error"

    Actually I tried to install Lubuntu 12.04 on it even though I know it's not supported anymore. I attempted with a disc though so maybe I'll try a usb and see how it goes.

    The Dell Inspiron 8500...
  17. Re: Dell Inspiron 8500 Laptop "Load Error - Boot Error"

    When I try to boot from a disc it will bypass it and go into Windows XP.
  18. Dell Inspiron 8500 Laptop "Load Error - Boot Error"

    I have this old Dell Inspiron 8500 Laptop and each time I try to boot from a USB or disc it wont' boot and says,



    I've tried Lubuntu, Xubuntu, and Linux Mint. Linux Mint booted from a USB but...
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