Software, forums, and sites related to free OS for the PowerPC. There are currently two main variations of Linux for PowerPC Macs, LinuxPPC and MkLinux. There are also varieties for 68K Macs.
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Apple Laptop Installation Reports
Links to Linux installation reports on Apple laptops.
Debian GNU/Linux -- Network install from a minimal CD
ISO images and package files to install Debian Linux on PPC
Debian GNU/Linux PowerPC Port
A free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system. It is maintained and updated through the work of many users who volunteer their time and effort.
Gate Crashing Org
Resources for developers, including a CVS repository. Also a history of Linux on the PowerPC.
Gentoo Linux PPC install on Apple iBook
Instructions on how to install Gentoo linux on an Apple iBook.
Linux on Mac
Building a kernel
Linux on the Mac Mini
A guide to installing Debian GNU/Linux.
Linux PPC for NuBus Power Macs
Linux kernel and support for Power Macs on the NuBus Architecture.
This allows anyone who uses Linux on a PowerPC to run the Mac OS as its own application, at near full speed.
Value Computing Low End Mac
Resources for older Mac Systems.
Yellow Dog Linux
A PowerPC distribution based on Red Hat Linux, but with commercial technical support
Last update:January 5, 2017 at 11:05:03 UTC