I have used MATE. It works ok PPC
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> On Oct 16, 2016, at 11:24 PM, Mathieu Malaterre <ma...@debian.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 10:12 PM, Kristen <kris...@atmyhome.org> wrote:
>> I am wondering if the Apple PowerPC line of computers are still
>> supported in Debian? I have tried to use a netinstall of Debian 8.6.0 on
>> a G3 iBook, a G4 MP, and a G5 iMac and all have failed in the same manner.
>> The install appears to progress wonderfully. However after the initial
>> reboot the system fails with a message reading "Oh no! Something has
>> gone wrong.". If I click the button to "Log out" I am given only a blank
>> black screen. The virtual terminals also fail to respond. I suppose I
>> can SSH in if I hunt for the IP address assigned via DHCP.
>> Any thoughts about this?
> I cannot find the thread anymore but basically GNOME 3.x has extra
> requirement, which older graphics cards do not have. As suggested, you
> should pick another desktop environment. I would also avoid KDE. I am
> a happy xfce user, but MATE may work if you want to stay closer to
> GNOME 2.x (not tested)