Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-ppc (126 mails)

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Re: Software
  • From: Phil <phildo1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 17:13:39 -0500
  • Message-id: <B6ADCA43.4BFE%phildo1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
imaclinux.net is also a very nice site!

Phil


> From: Even <sandsmark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 13:13:19 -0800
> To: <suse-ppc@xxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Software
>
> On 2/12/01 5:17 AM, "Joss Winn" <joss@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 12:03:05AM -0800, Even wrote:
>>
>>> But were can I get more software? Freshmeat? Is there a single source were I
>>> can find software for SuSE PPC or do I just have to keep on browsing? From
>>> the X86 world I am used to find the software I want, but now ... Very
>>> little.
>>>
>>> I am looking for Java developing tools like J builder (yes I like Netbeans,
>>> but another would be nice) and and office package like StarOffice is there
>>> any out there?
>>>
>>> If there is very few apps for PPC and there is very little effort to port
>>> more. What can be done to change this situation (yes I know I can do it my
>>> self :-) I am basically trying to find out some more about the PPC community
>>>
>>
>> Even,
>>
>> The best place for rpms I know of is ftp.linuxppc.org. StarOffice (called
>> 'Open Office' for PPC) has just been ported to LinuxPPC and is still Beta
>> but
>> can be downloaded from www.penguinppc.org. I don't install from gzipped tar
>> archives very often so I can't tell you what is out there besides rpms.
>> Generally, www.penguinppc.org and www.linuxppc.org are the best places to
>> start. They area also the best places to learn about the PPC community.
>> penguinppc seems to be independent from any particular distribution. Mailing
>> lists such as LinuxPPC and Yellowdog are thriving hence why this list is
>> quiet
>> (and because SUSE is largely trouble free ;-) )The debian ppc list is pretty
>> active too.
>>
>> cheers
>> joss
>
>
> Thanks I am on my way over there now.
>
> I just have to say that when I installed MOL last night and was able to run
> Word 2001 and Code Warrior 6 in and emulated window on a powerbook with 64
> Mb RAM I was impressed.
>
> New to Mac, I have to say that if this is continuing it sounds like a great
> future. :-)
>
>
> Thanks again
>
> Regards Even
>
>


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