> > I am looking to get the best linux for my G3
> > Powerbook. Let me define 'best':
> > 1) I want to have a responcive GUI (last time I
> > Linux on a Mac, the X-11 was slow as molasses)
> That depends very heavily on what window
> you use. When I last ran Linux on a Mac (beige
> G3/266 DT,
> maybe just a little faster than your WallStreet)
> years back, KDE was sluggish but AfterStep was so
I'll give that a shot, though I was under the
impression that some of the newer Linux software
requires either KDE or gnome to run.
> > 3) fairly easy to install software - I don't want
> > have to waste a couple of hours tinkering with
> > code to get it to compile right / install right.
> The problem there is, you want to have an efficient
> fast) operating environment.
I don't mind tinkering during the initial setup, I
juat don't want to spend hours installing some trivial
utility that I realize later that I need.
Along that line, several people have mentioned Ubuntu
Linux, how does that compare to Yellow Dog - I have
read articles claiming that their package managment
system is the best thing since sliced bread. Any "real
Also about Mac OSX on a Wallstreet - I thought that
the OSX GUI was such a hog that it would kill performance.
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