Linux for the PowerMacintosh
Getting a MkLinux Pre-R1 CD
You can get a MkLinux Pre-R1 CD-ROM in two ways:
In order to download and burn the CD image you will need:
There are currently two Pre-R1 CD images on the MkLinux FTP site. One is newer and better, and the older one is kept around just in case someone can't use the newer one.
The R2 CD images can be found at the following sites:
Note: Be sure to download the CD image in binary format! If you download it in text/ASCII mode, you will not be able to use it! Imagine how silly you'd feel if you download all 650 megs, then have to throw it away because you downloaded it in text format.
Burning the image incorrectly has been the source of many problems. This is a raw CD image. Do not burn it onto a CD as a file. Do not mount the image using Disk Copy or Toast or any other program the mounting process will alter the image! In order to burn it, you must have a program capable of burning raw CD images. Note that Toast Lite cannot do this; if you use Toast you must use the full version.
Two people have generously offered to burn Pre-R1 CDs for those without high-speed internet access. They both ask only $5 (US) plus the cost of shipping. They are:
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