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how to eneter single user mode ubuntu 12.04 lts

I installed ubuntu 12.04lts precise pangolin without a hitch. Asked me to remove cd and restart which i did then I cannot get past Welcome to yaboot version 1.3.16 boot: I want to fix the issues ...
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PPC boot screen is basically white noise

I'm trying to boot a PowerBook G4 from a USB. I managed to get through the openfirmware shenanigans, and just when I thought I was in the clear, a bunch of orange warning text scrolled across the ...
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ubuntu install on Power Mac G5 using Firewire drive

Just wondering if anyone could help me out. I installed Ubuntu to an external firewire HD. It added a partition for the OS and a partition for bootstrap. I can not for the life of me figure out how ...
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Installing Lubuntu on a PPC Mac Pro

I have a Mac Pro (PPC Model, G3 Quicksilver) that I would like to run Lubuntu on. It has two internal HDDS: one is 41GB and the other is 20GB. Mac OS X is already on the 41GB drive, but I would like ...
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How do you boot to another OS install disc

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my Emac I could not boot to another Install Disc (Mac OSX 10) is there something I need to do first?
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Worth installing Ubuntu on 15" Powerbook G4?

I trying to figure out whether or not if i should install Ubuntu on my 15" Powerbook G4 1.25 GHz and I pretty sure the RAM is maxed out at 2 GB and also its currently running Mac OSX Leopard 10.5.8 ...
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Is there an iMac brightness gadget/widget?

So I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.1 on an iMac G5 with PowerPC architecture. I know there's this thing called fblevel that can adjust screen brightness, but I don't really know how to use it, and I really ...
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System suggest for PowerMac G4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is the current version of Ubuntu usable on a PPC mac? Processor: 400 MHZ (PPC 7400) Ram : 768 MB PC133 (+1 GB swap on HDD) Graphics : 256 MB HIS ATI Radeon 9550 ...
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Low graphics mode when installing 12.04 from a live CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I have a PPC G4 tower with XCLAIM VR RAGE 128 PRO PCI DVI MAC, Microsoft mouse and a Crywolf Coolmac ...
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Why is Lubuntu 12.04 so slow to start up and shut down on my Mac Powerbook G4?

I just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on a Mac Powerbook G4 12 inch laptop (G4 867 MHz Powerbook with 640 Megs RAM and an 80 gig HD). It works, but just barely, with a painfully slow shutdown (about 3 ...
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Is the current version of Ubuntu usable on a PPC mac?

Is the current version of Ubuntu usable on a PPC mac? I've got a "lamp shade" mac from 2003 that I'd like to recycle into my first Linux computer. I'm not a programmer. So it appeals to me that ...
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Booting PPC Mac from CD using Open Firmware

I've not had any success booting from a CD or DVD with various PPC versions of Ubuntu using any of the suggested keys such as "C". The only thing that has worked consistently for me is booting into ...
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PowerPC version of Ubuntu 10.10 or 10.04 wont boot on my Mac

Startup Disk does not see it as bootable. Holding down C gives up and ejects it. I have tried PPC version of CDs for both Lucid and Maverick.The machine is a 867 MHz PowerPC G4 with 512 MB RAM.I Got ...