[UFO Chicago] semi-Newbie question time!

Brian Sobolak brian at planetshwoop.com
Wed Jun 15 21:04:59 CDT 2005

On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, Kris Herzog wrote:

> I've had a PowerMac 6500 fall into my lap very recently, and I'm considering
> turning it into a *nix box.
> Any suggestion on distros I can use to further my plans for world domination?

Once upon a time Yellow Dog Linux was the Linux distro for the PowerPC. 
I've never tried it and so I can't comment.


Ubuntu, which seems to be the distro of choice these days, has a PowerPC 
distro on their downloads page.  I've heard lots of people rave about 


I happen to like BSDs myself, so you could give NetBSD a whirl:



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