[Cialug] Old Mac PowerPC

Dan Schlichting danjs at cpugeek.org
Wed Jun 22 12:15:14 CDT 2005

Running linux on an older hardware mac. Not a good idea. From expierence I
find it isn't worth the time to make it work.

On Thu, 16 Jun 2005 21:23:18 -0500, Stuart Thiessen wrote
> I have an old Mac computer OS 9 sitting around and I'm thinking of 
> putting Linux on there.  What do you all recommend?  Do any of you 
> have experience working with this kind of setup and have any 
> pointers I could benefit from?  I probably won't do it until late 
> summer with my schedule as it is, but just gathering information.  
> It does have an external SCSI drive and the Zip Drive as well.
> Also, I wondered if you had any solid Quickbook replacements that 
> would run on Linux.  I have heard of like GNUCash or something like 
> that, but last I had heard there were no "mature" platforms that 
> were really ready for use.  Any feedback on that?
> Thanks in advance,
> Stuart Thiessen
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Dan J Schlichting
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