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thomahawk
Sep 6, 2008, 04:46 PM
ok so i was given this mac G3 desktop you know those colorful ones? well yea i know its junk. but anyways i took a look inside its dustless. but the powersupply is shot. any of you know where i can find the power supply for the thing for cheap price? oh yea and what OS goes with it because the hard drive has nothing on it.
i want to try bring this thing up and make it into a small server computer for a lil network hosting in the hosue



Bfat567
Sep 7, 2008, 04:16 PM
ebay. you can buy a whole new case with power supply for about $40. As far as the os goes, throw ubuntu server on there. its free instead of "free" like mac os's.

disconap
Sep 9, 2008, 12:38 AM
Seconded. Ubuntu server will run damn well on any PPC mac.