32 and 64bit CPUs used in Macs from 1994 .. 2006. Also used in PlayStation3, many embedded systems, and some more esoteric *NIX boxes.

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2nd NIC for home linux proxy server

I have an old powerbook g4 (power pc), which is about to get debian 6 installed on it. I was considering using this powerbook as a home proxy/firewall so that I could get a better grip on iptables, ...
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Using Openjdk in FireFox on Mac OS X 10.5.8

I've got an old PowerMac G5, and I found openjdk7 binaries for my mac! This is great. Now is there a way to use this version of java in a browser like Firefox or TenFourFox, so I can use web apps that ...
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Which live screencasting software supports a Mac Power PC?

I have a Mac Power PC and I have been wanting to do a live screencast of a this thing I do, but there doesn't seem to be a single widget out there that would help me out. It is not just a matter of ...
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Recovering/Creating NewWorld Partition on Mac G4 (PPC) after botched Debian Install

I was trying to install Debian 5.04 on a Mac G4, and in typical geek tradition, I didn't RTFM. During installation, I nuked all existing partitions, creating new to my liking. But as I learned ...
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Valgrind can't find debug symbols, even with --extra-debuginfo-path

I'm attempting to install Valgrind on an embedded Debian-based PowerPC system. I've managed to cross-compile it successfully, but now it's complaining that it can't find debug information. I've put ...
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Internet sharing between PowerMac G3 running Linux and Windows 8 computer

I have a PowerMac G3 on which I have installed MintPPC Linux (a version of Debian) so I can run it as a web server. This computer has two network cards, one is in the motherboard and one is a PCI ...
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Unetbootin for powerpc computers

As I, unfortunately, do not have any free usb key or cd, are there any versions of unetbootin for powerpc computers so I can directly install a new distro for my computer? My computer is a powerbookg4 ...
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Ubuntu Mini install keeps restarting on PowerMac G4

I've been trying to install Ubuntu on my old PowerMac G4 for a while, and it is being really stubborn with me. After I select if I use an HTTP proxy (which, by the way, I don't), then it hangs for ...
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PowerPC boots and freezes

My friend is using a PowerPC which he has maintained well over the years. Today, it fails to finish booting and freezes on boot attempts. He tells me the following: "It was operating just fine ...