How to Install Ubuntu 12.04 on PowerPC G4 or G5 Mac

Do you have an old PowerPC (PPC) G4 or G5 Mac collecting dust in your house? Breathe life back into your old Mac by installing Ubuntu, a popular distro of Linux, for free! Just follow the instructions below:

  1. Click here to download Ubuntu 12.04 for PPC
  1. Burn the .iso to a CD
  1. Insert CD into the PPC Mac
  1. Reboot and follow onscreen instructions

After you’ve installed Ubuntu, your PPC Mac will run like a modern computer.