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Debian on my Beige G3

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OK, I got Debian GNU/Linux on my desktop Power Macintosh G3 “Beige” BUT, to do this I bought MacOS 9 CD for 20 dollars on ebay:Because I broke pre-installed MacOS by trying to install Debian on this “OldWorld” mac (see here). So, after installing MacOS 9 back I again tried to install Debian (using BootX 1.2.2 from MacOS). After a number of tries of reinstallation of both I realized that MacOS 9 and Debian CAN’T live on the same … Continue Reading

Desktop Power Macintosh G3 "Beige"

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A few days ago I bought Power Macintosh G3 with PowerPC G3 processor (300MHz) for 25 dollars (and 45 shipping):It has old Apple monitor connector and because of that I needed VGA-adapter (5 dollars on ebay) to connect my Samsung 19″ monitor to this machine:It was shipped with MacOS 9 onboard that can handle screen dimension up to 1280×1024 (with 256 colors):… Continue Reading