Will Linux Mint Work on an Intel Based Mac?

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Will Linux Mint Work on an Intel Based Mac?

Postby Open Source Pimp on Tue Jan 09, 2007 10:25 pm

WILL LINUX MINT WORK ON AN INTEL BASED MAC?

Saw another related post here: http://linuxmint.com/forum/viewtop ... book&t=238

Though it was more of a complaint...

Anyway, I am a big Linux Mint fan and I was wondering...

From my non-technical standpoint (read: "noob") it seems like it should work, since its based off Ubuntu, and Ubuntu works. But I don't know much about the subtle ways LM has been tweaked.

PLEASE HELP
and thanks.

Sincerely,


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Postby clem on Wed Jan 10, 2007 6:54 am

Hi,

Linux Mint changes a lot of things on the software, configuration and desktop side of things.. but it tends not to tweak hardware recognition. The reason for it being that it's not its purpose, and that this kind of job is better done by Ubuntu, with a huge community of testers, developers and available hardware.

At present Linux Mint's hardware recognition is more or less the same as Ubuntu Edgy's plus support for a few WIFI cards (added by mintWifi).

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