Re: Is this the appropriate list?
Yes, LXDE is much zippier than Gnome on this old beast. I set it up to boot into the command-line interface and only use startx occasionally.
I have given up on getting the sound card working as it will just be a development machine anyway. Any suggestions for a good development environment other than the standard GNU/GCC compiler tools collection?
On Dec 17, 2009, at 11:07 PM, Risto Suominen wrote:
> 2009/12/17, Gombang Nan Cengka <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> On Thursday 17 December 2009 22:35:56 Thomas Carlson wrote:
>>> Is this the appropriate list to ask why Debian Lenny doesn't recognize the
>>> sound card on my PowerMac G4 (Digital Audio)? Everything else works
>>> Since Apple stopped supporting OS X Tiger I have been trying out various
>>> Linux flavors. Any recommendations?
> As the computer is not especially powerful measured with today's
> standards, I would recommend Debian with LXDE desktop.
>> I don't have PowerMac G4, but I guess the fix will be to load snd_powermac
>> kernel module. It works on my iBook G4.
> Yes, snd_powermac should work (G4 Silver):