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Re: True state of support for 12" iBook G4

On Sat, Oct 30, 2004 at 04:52:00PM +0200, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> >
> > Which sources you base your information on?
> There are many. http://petitiononline.com is one of them. I signed twice.

Check my installation guide for iBook 2.2 and you will see that everything is
working here. iBook G4 is having a bit of troubles, but it will get there,

On the other hand, I have some new and old Thinkpads that have the same
problems with supported and unsupported hardware. See, for instance, the
problems with working wireless cards.

> > PowerPC laptops are very well supported by Linux, with the small exception of
> > some small glitches in the matrix, but x86 laptops suffer the same simptoms.
> Not quite. At least, there are drivers for 3D cards, a working flash player,
> even non-free. 

My 3D drivers for iBook 2.2 work fine. And flash, from my point of view,
sucks. Does not work on lynx.

And non-free sucks even more. It is like admiting that close source drivers
for ATI cards are good enough. Then they dont work on your iBook and people

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