View Full Version : [PPC] Black Screen After Boot (eMac, 8.04)

June 4th, 2010, 03:38 PM
Hey, so I'm a complete noob to Ubuntu and Linux all together. I'm trying to install Ubuntu version 8.04.1 (which I believe is supposed to work on PPC) on my old eMac from a cd I burned (I verified the CD). Everything with the install worked fine, but when I booted it, it went to the Ubuntu startup load screen, then went to a completely black screen. From this point I can't even do anything. Also, there is no existing OS on this computer. I'm re-installing it right now to see if that helps anything, but I do not have my hopes up.

Computer Specifications:
Model:eMac - PowerMac6,4
Processor: PowerPc G4
Processor Speed: 1.25 GHz
Memory: 1GB

If you guys could guide me though step-by-step, that would be great :)

June 4th, 2010, 06:00 PM

And check out the links in my sig

June 5th, 2010, 02:08 AM
So I'm gonna follow your instructions on how to install debian. Thank you!

June 5th, 2010, 12:01 PM
If you have Debian, you might want to change it into Linux Mint Debian ;)


June 5th, 2010, 12:25 PM
so actually i heard about linux mint 4 ppc
coud you plss gimme an dl link 2 the iso file?

June 5th, 2010, 12:27 PM