Linked by John Mills on Tue 13th Feb 2007 21:49 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "The Ubuntu Technical Board has made two technical decisions of which we would like to inform the Ubuntu community. Both of these decisions concern the upcoming 7.04 release of Ubuntu, scheduled for mid-April." Ubuntu 7.04 will not activate binary video drivers by default, essentially meaning nothing will change from the previous releases. The second change is a major blow to the PowerPC architecture and thus owners of Apple PPC hardware: "The PowerPC edition of Ubuntu will be reclassified as unofficial. The PowerPC software itself and supporting infrastructure will continue to be available, and supported by a community team." Translation: Ubuntu PPC can shake hands with the dodo.
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RE[3]: Sad but not unexpected
by uteck on Wed 14th Feb 2007 15:33 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Sad but not unexpected"
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Actually, Debian will drop it soon or at least move it to second-class citizen status. They adopted a policy for Etch of only supporting hardware that is commercially available, so there may not be an official release for PPC after Etch.

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