[Noisebridge-discuss] g4 laptop looking for good home

rachel lyra hospodar rachelyra at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 19:25:24 PST 2011


The occupation could use a public computer really bad... but it would have
to be bolted to something. Are you open to this kind of use??

mediumreality.com
On Nov 22, 2011 7:12 PM, "Larry Ogrodnek" <ogrodnek at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have an old 12" G4 mac laptop (circa 2003, running OS X 10.4
> [Tiger]) that needs a good home.  It (was) a great little machine, and
> I feel like someone must have a use for it.  It has built-in ethernet
> and wifi.
>
> Most mac software from the last few years will probably not run on it
> (likely to be intel only), but if you need something for just
> web/email... Or some other project in mind where you just need a
> terminal or something... maybe it will work for you.
>
> It's a little slow and does get hot (as these macbooks did).
>
> Ubuntu stopped supporting G4 builds a couple of years ago, so you may
> also have a hard time getting it to run linux (at least ubuntu
> anyway).
>
> I also have an old iSight (firewire) video camera to go with it, and
> various adapters to get VGA and RCA video out from the laptop.
>
> if you can use it, it's yours.
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