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Lubuntu 13.04 installed FINALY

I finaly got lubuntu installed on my ppc mac. I was not able to do it with the live cd i had to do i with the alternate .iso. I will go over the steps to do it.

first of all here are the specs of my laptop that i installed it on. I will provide the instructions based on that.

iBook g3 "Snow" (dual usb, new world mac)
Power PC G3 single core processor 500 Mhz
cd drive (upgraded to cd/dvd in an earlier post)
Single button mouse (in ubuntu defaults are set with f11 as left click and f12 as right click)

1. Download the iso. you have to get the alternate iso. Not the net iso or the install OR the live iso

Download the lubuntu 13.04 saucy powerpc alternate iso

2. Power on your machine and hold down the alt/option key. When it is done checking for disks select the linux disk. After it boots it will ask you a few questions. for keyboard select US... US Macintosh.
beware to install properly you have to use the entire disk (sadly) so make backups and then erase your disk.
and you do n…