LinuxMint 14 ...possible on MacPPC G5 ?

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LinuxMint 14 ...possible on MacPPC G5 ?

Postby Linux4Anna on Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:23 pm

Well, the title says it all... Is it possible ?

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Re: LinuxMint 14 ...possible on MacPPC G5 ?

Postby bigj231 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:31 pm

PPC meaning Power PC processor? No. It won't work due to a different processor architecture. Same reason you can't natively run Android or iOS on a PC. You could theoretically make LMDE work, but it wouldn't be worth it. I believe Debian still has a PowerPC kernel/install iso.
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Re: LinuxMint 14 ...possible on MacPPC G5 ?

Postby dagon on Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:45 pm

There was an unofficial port to PPC of some of the older Mint versions but not of Mint 14.
http://www.mintppc.org/
I don't know how actively maintained it is though.
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