Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 14th Feb 2003 03:57 UTC, submitted by ladislav
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris "For the last few weeks I have been reporting on the development cycle of Mandrake 9.1. Then, the presence of an ISO image for Mandrake PPC 9.1 Beta 1 piqued my curiosity, and some days later two ISO images for Mandrake PPC 9.1 Beta 2 were made available on the various mandrake mirrors. Among my obsol... err, I mean, my old computers, I have a 350 MHz iMac which hasn't seen much use for the last 8 months. So without any extraordinary expectations, I decided to attempt the installation of this different flavour of Mandrake Linux. I was in for a few good surprises..." Read the article at DistroWatch.
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RE: she can't :(
by Eugenia on Fri 14th Feb 2003 07:23 UTC

Hehe, I agree... ;)
Linux is only useful on a Mac if you have an old Mac that osx doesn't run well, and you don't know what to do with it, and you need a home server, so you install linux and you use it as a server.
But for all other purposes, and especially if you have a newer mac and you don't need a server, I see no point of slicing your mac just to put linux on it, while there is OSX available and it can pretty much do what Linux does, and even more...
So if I am to review an OS, I have a test machine here to slice it up and install it on that x86 box. But I won't be playing (dangerous at times) games with my $2000 brand new laptop, just for the fun of it, with beta software or for software that hasn't been certified to run well yet. And in the case of the Powerbook as I said, people said that it doesn't run Linux atm, because Apple changed the BIOS...