MacMerc: Freeloader Friday Download of the Week: PPC Linux
May 08, 2005, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Burnham)
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"So, aside from bragging rights, why on Earth would you want
Linux running on your Mac? That's easy. GIMP is only the tip of the
iceberg when it comes to Linux design applications. Inkscape
(vector drawing) and Scribus (desktop publishing) are just a couple
great Open Source creative apps you won't find on the Mac. If
you're in web design, you'll find Linux grants you faster, more
secure access to your web server.
"So, grab a blank disc and roll up your sleeves. Our first step
is to download and burn a 'live' CD that will allow you to boot and
play with Linux on your Mac without making any modifications to
your hard drive..."