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    s/Plasma/Frameworks

    s/Plasma/Frameworks
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    5.4 already?

    5.4 already!?!

    Seems like only a few weeks since 5.0 was released and Plasma is already on 5.4!

    I wasn't expecting KDE 6 for another 4/5 years or so but looks like we may see KDE 6 by summer at...
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    Jessie vs Wheezy and fixing G5 sound

    We ended up reverting the G5 to Debian 7. Mounting of USB drives didn't work under KDE nor XFCE under Jessie and an apt upgrade we did a few weeks ago broke a number of important apps including...
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    Good stuff! Thanks for the update oibaf!

    Good stuff!

    Thanks for the update oibaf!
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    Use gnumeric instead. It's a much better...

    Use gnumeric instead. It's a much better spreadsheet.
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    Back to NV / cables matter

    My Debian PPC using friend has had to retreat back to the stability of the old NV driver. Currently, the Nouveau driver in Deb Jessie / xorg 1.16 is unstable on PPC as reported here:
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    I'm glad you appreciate my efforts dashcloud! I...

    I'm glad you appreciate my efforts dashcloud! I try to help where I can.
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    Thanks for the update oibaf! Is there any...

    Thanks for the update oibaf!

    Is there any reason they've not been merged yet other than no one has found the time yet?
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    buntu PPC FAQ updated

    Yesterday I updated the 'What yaboot parameters should I use for graphics problems?' section of the buntu PPC FAQ with the known working kernel parameters for various NV cards.

    Hopefully that'll...
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    nouveau working on Debian Jessie PPC w/ GeForce 6600

    Thanks to the guide I linked to in my previous but one post ( http://www.mintppc.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=810&start=10 ) I managed to get nouveau working on my friends G5.

    No xorg.conf,...
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    Ubuntu hfsplus guide updated

    I decided the best place for my mini 'Enable HFS+ read/write for non-root users' guide was on the Ubuntu community docs hfsplus page instead of within the already lengthy PPC FAQ. The PPC FAQ links...
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    I may have found the info I need to fix this...

    I may have found the info I need to fix this display issue. Sounds like the G5 needs a kernel parameter instead of a specific xorg.conf and if what the author says is true I should be able to get...
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    I should've mentioned that we can see yaboot (the...

    I should've mentioned that we can see yaboot (the PPC GRUB-alike) and the terminal fine on his monitor, its only when X loads that the display goes blank.
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    nv and xorg.conf under Debian PPC

    Yesterday served as a good example how far xorg has come in the last decade, on x86 at least. It is pretty rare these days that you have to do any serious editing of xorg.conf when installing Linux...
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    agd5f / oibaf: So you're saying that if he did...

    agd5f / oibaf:

    So you're saying that if he did buy a suitable Radeon, 3D accel wouldn't work - or at least not until the big endian patches get applied to Gallium?

    I'm sure he could live...
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    According to this page: ...

    According to this page:

    http://wiki.x.org/wiki/RadeonFeature/

    Non of the graphics cards I mentioned have any hardware video enc/dec support in the open source drivers.
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    I've found this list of recommended gfx cards for...

    I've found this list of recommended gfx cards for G4 and G5 Macs:

    http://www.jcsenterprises.com/Japamacs_Page/Blog/4B4B7BA2-7ABB-47F1-87AC-B03D37942BEE.html

    So it looks like X850XT, X800XT or a...
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    AGP / PCI Express?

    I thought the G5 used AGP but maybe its actually PCI Express, looking at the specs.
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    Best Radeon for a Power Mac G5?

    A friend of mine is still holding onto his Power Mac G5 and would like to try dual-booting OSX with Linux; maybe Ubuntu 14.04 which still seems to have an unofficial 64-bit PPC port.

    I don't know...
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    Just because Transmageddon / gstreamer has loaded...

    Just because Transmageddon / gstreamer has loaded your va-api driver doesn't mean its being used and in your case it won't be getting used because you have transcoded to ogg.

    To encode in a format...
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