[sf-lug] found discarded older computer - any interest
sverma at sfsu.edu
Mon Jul 26 11:12:34 PDT 2010
On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 3:09 PM, Larry Cafiero <larry.cafiero at gmail.com> wrote:
> If history serves, the Power Computing hardware has a PowerPC processor, and
> distros are sprinting away from that architecture at a world-record pace
> (sadly, if I may editorialize).
> Just a caveat for those thinking of giving it a home. Meanwhile, I've had
> the best luck with Debian, OpenSUSE and Fedora on PowerPC hardware, and
> there's always Yellow Dog (which is called something else, now that they put
> all their proverbial eggs in the PS3 basket).
> Larry Cafiero
> On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 2:45 PM, Bobbie Sellers <bliss at sfo.com> wrote:
>> Doing laundry (facility in building basement)
>> Then I went to the basement and found a discarded complete Power
>> Apple with modem, and keyboard and a Kensington trackball. That trackball
>> If any one is interested let me know and I will try to keep this
>> stuff together.
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I do have a PowerPC iBook with 256MB RAM that I use as a Asterisk
server with Ubuntu 10.04 PPC This is not "official" but it still lives
FAQ on Ubuntu PPC - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PowerPCFAQ
Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Information Systems
Director, Campus Business Solutions
San Francisco State University
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