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I have a very old mac from a very long time ago, it looks like this: enter image description here

I don't know if this is the exact model but it is the exact color

My question is: is it of any possibility that I install a modern version of ubuntu onto it

PS... It is running os 9.2 if that will help distinguish the model

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The Mac you have (which looks like it's probably an iMac G3) has a PowerPC processor. While Ubuntu stopped officially supporting this architecture in 2007, there are community-maintained releases for PowerPC. Download the Ubuntu 10.10 ISO for PPC, and you should be able to get it up and running on your iMac. If you run into problems along the way, there are some iMac G3-specific discussions in the Ubuntu Forums or you can always ask about things here. :) Good luck!

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I tried installing the powerpc version on my mac, but it kept finding corrupt files when installing the base system, finally I got debian, which was as closest linux distro to ubuntu that officially supported PowerPC, but thanks for the help –  Luke San Antonio Apr 30 '11 at 20:46
    
Sorry Ubuntu didn't work out for you, but glad you found something that worked. –  michaelms Apr 30 '11 at 22:52
    
yeah, it's great, the computer is usable again :D –  Luke San Antonio May 1 '11 at 16:52

Yes it should be possible

Here is a link to some community information describing the information you will need to understand and implement.

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That is not an Intel Mac. –  brousch Apr 17 '11 at 10:55

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