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: A sad day for PPC
by archiesteel on Wed 14th Feb 2007 04:39 UTC in reply to "A sad day for PPC"
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Thanks for the blog link, Eugenia, it was an interesting take on this.

I think what this goes to show is that Ubuntu was really supporting the Mac rather than the's sad, but in a way it was inevitable. If Apple had kept the PPC for its Macs, no doubt Ubuntu would still support it today.

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