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OSNews: No Reasons Not to Be Dual Booting Linux and OSX

Mar 14, 2006, 02:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)

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"Today, I decided to give Linux a try on my iBook. I've been wanting Linux on my iBook for a long time, but I've simply never had the time to do it. I ran the occasional PowerPC live CD, but live CD's are far cries from the real, installed thing. A second showstopper was that suspend never really worked--and I cannot use my iBook without suspend. After trying out a new live CD yesterday, I found out that suspend on lid closure now worked mighty fine on Linux/PPC; hence, it was time to do the real thing. And oh how I was left surprised...

"The usual reaction to 'Linux on the Mac' is 'Why Linux when you have OSX?' Various reasons can be cited for wanting Linux on your Mac..."

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