We geek out in our project of putting an old G4 iMac back in circulation by looking for the best solution to install a recent operating system on its older hardware. We debate the best strategy, choose a distribution and give you tips and tricks on how to install it and what you can do with the result. Another fun filled tech-packed episode of the Knightwise.com podcast.
- The Going Linux Podcast.
- Resetting your Macs Pram and NV Ram
- Booting from Open Firmware
- How to Install Lubuntu with Yaboot (11.04)
- The Yaboot command : boot hd:,installyaboot
- PPC versions of Ubuntu.
- PPC versions of Debian.
A behind the scenes look at Knightwise.com where we give you a little peek of whats cooking in the cue for the next KWTV and Knightwise.com podcast episodes. This week I show you my latest purchase/project : A G4 iMac and how I would like to run some form of linux on it. I tell you the exiting story where I almost bricked it and ask the community for help in tips and tricks on how to put this machine to good use.