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I have a older blue iMac that is running Debian linux.(An old version of about 3 years ago without update. Doesn't run well after loading) At the choice of loading linux from from hd or cd, I choose CD, then the program drops down to CD..., and then nothing. The Ubuntu cd is from this site. I tried desktop and also server. Nothing. How do you mend a broken prompt?

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Does your iMac look like this: ?

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Those were using PowerPC processors, you'll need PowerPC version of Ubuntu.

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