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Linux for PowerBook G4 10.4.9

fayenzfayenz Posts: 2
edited August 2014 in Getting Started with Linux

I have this laptop sitting around doing nothing and doing the course from edX on Linux. Can someone please suggest what to put on to this old laptop

Thanks

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  • Because it is an old Laptop I would choose a small and fast operating system.
    Look up arch linux, lubuntu, or anything like that. Just search for "Linux fast and lightweight" and choose a distro suiting you the most.
    But watch out!: Most of the fast/lightweight distros come without any additional Software, so you have to setup them manually. Look for a distro for beginners, if youre not familiar with Linux.

    Links:
    https://www.archlinux.org/download/
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/GetLubuntu
  • fayenzfayenz Posts: 2
    Thanks Willy, I'll start looking this morning, I don't mind adding additional software later just as long as it works :-)
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