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I recently received a old PowerMac G5. I updated its Mac OS operating system to 10.5.8. I dabbled with Ubuntu with my MacBook and I really liked the experience. I'm trying to find the best version of Ubuntu to install on my PowerMac. I'm also, looking for more precise instructions. Most of the info that I have found is only relevant to Intel-based Apple computers. Thanks!

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I think from the the supported hardware page the current LTS, 12.04 should be fine. It says "NewWorld" architecture is supported for the Power Macintosh G5.

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Yes, just be aware that the experience will not be the same as for an Intel CPU. Some things may not work (such as Adobe Flash, Skype, ...). –  Marty Fried Oct 9 '12 at 0:57
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Plus, be aware that not all mirrors mirror PowerPC images. See also this answer. –  gertvdijk Jan 7 '13 at 10:12
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