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Hi folks, Happy new year to you all. I'm in need of a bit of advice regarding running Linux on an older iMac (733Mhz I think). I have a friend who has a couple of PCs running Windows, but also has an Apple iMac running MacOS 9.2. She has had a few problems recently with different programs like MSN Messenger and she'd like to do a reinstall of her OS, although since she bought the Mac cheap from her work, she hasn't got any MacOS 9 CDs. At first I suggested she gets hold of MacOS X, but shes not keen on spending £100 or so on a replacement OS, so I then suggested she could try Linux instead. I've had a quick look to see what distros are out there and two came up as possible choices - Mandrake 9.1, and also Yellow Dog Linux. My friend isn't very computer literate, she also lives in Norwich so I would be talking her through the installation of Linux on the phone. I just wondered if anyone is running Linux on a Mac and could give any advice of any problems or any tips for installing it? Unfortanately I haven't got access to a Mac, and the nearest thing I can come up with is trying to boot/install Mandrake 9.1 PPC on PearPC. Rob -- The Mailing List for the Devon & Cornwall LUG Mail majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe list" in the message body to unsubscribe.