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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Yocto changes from 1.7 to 1.8?

Can someone point me to something that describes the changes in Yocto from 1.7 Dizzy to 1.8 Fido ? Bitbake recipe syntax, etc. ? I'm trying to port a Freescale NXP SDK setup from 1.8 (uses Yocto 1.7) ...
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include network drivers on a mini cd? | Probook G4 lubuntu? | Black screen with mouse cursor?

Trying to install Lubuntu (tried 15.10 and 14.10) via a mini cd: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Documentation/MinimalInstall. That did not work because I needed the network driver to ...
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How can I convert a Macromedia Projector file (PowerPc) to video?

I have a folder of old macromedia projector files designed to run in PowerPc environment. I'd like to access these but all tutorials for conversion use tools designed to convert projector .exe files. ...
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Apple G5 Heatsink on AM3 mobo?

I've been looking to replace my PhenomII 965be's stock heatsink, and my old G5's massive heatsink has drawn my attention. Do you think it would somehow be possible or am I going too far? my mobo: GA-...
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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 ...