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I'm using iMac PowerPC G5 1.8 GHz, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, and 10.5.4 Leopard OS.

I want to run Ubuntu on my iMac. Please can anyone tell me which version will run in my system?

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This is a community q+a so you ask all benefit from the answers. This is not a mail service so I remove the mail address. –  Rinzwind Jan 8 at 13:30

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See: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/13.04/release/ and all the options that have powerpc in the name.

Desktop:

Server:

Optional:

And if you want to be even more adventurous:

Just make sure you pick a download that has "powerpc" in it. All of those will work on your system so it is basically your choice in what you desktop you want (or even no desktop).

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Dangit! Beat me by few seconds. –  RPi Awesomeness Jan 8 at 13:36
    
Yeah now you know how I feel when @mitch posts an answer just before me :P –  Rinzwind Jan 8 at 13:38

The wiki for PowerPC is here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PowerPCDownloads/ and although Canonical doesn't officially support PowerPC anymore, the community is keeping the ISOs up for PowerPC.

You can download the current Long Term Support version here: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/release/ which is the most stable and probably the best for a beginner, as you shouldn't have to worry about bugs as much.

The current release (not LTS) is 13.10 is here: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/13.10/release/

Rinzwind's answer has all of the links, just beat me barely.

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