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  1. A

    foxPEP & Classilla (Optimized Classilla prefs.js?)

    Hi everyone! EDIT: It seems that foxPEP improves Classilla... See #5 and onward. I'm absolutely no expert in browser-optimization or hell the "software" side of things, but as I was thinking about the sheer amount of speed that foxPEP gave to TenFourFox, I was wondering if anyone ever had the...
  2. Rikintosh

    Does anyone here have any knowledge with PPC development?

    I would like to compile PPC on my windows 10 or my OSX 10.14 Intel, but I have no idea how to do it (I'm learning everything on my own), I have git on my windows and the source code of the OSX version
  3. bastifantasti

    iMac G4 1.25 GHz Gefore FX 5200

    Hi all, decided to upgrade my iMac. Originally it had: - 1.25 ghz g4 - 256mb ram - 80gb hard drive - GeForce FX 5200 (I think, can’t check as its currently installing leopard) This week I’ve maxed the ram out to 2gb. I’m in the process of waiting for my 250gb SSD upgrade. two final things on...
  4. theANY

    Setting up a PowerPC Mac in 2020

    I always was fascinated by every device Apple produced. Especially the devices produced in the mid 2000’s I do like. The design of the aluminium PowerBook G4 inspired every following MacBook (Pro) and was really state-of-the-art. Okay, they have some issues: the G4 PPC CPUs are well-known for...
  5. iModFrenzy

    Geforce FX 5200 Go performance vs ATI?

    So I dusted off my PowerBook G4 12" 1.5ghz 1.25gb fx 5200 64mb, and wanted to try playing some old PPC games. I recall reading the 5200 has some terrible performance compared to ATI cards released in PowerBooks at the time. So that got me thinking if its worth it to pull out my iBook 1.25ghz...
  6. christiann

    Where can I get a free iMac, iBook, Mac Mini, eMac, any PowerPc Apple Computer?

    Hi all, Ive been looking for an iMac, or an iBook, Mac Mini, any PowerPc Apple Computer for free and no luck. I’ve contacted eWaste places.. tried Facebook, Craigslist, Letgo, Offerup, Freecycle, and now I am frustrated from looking OVER a year. I am in the Southern California area, where can I...
  7. christiann

    iBook G3 Snow, complete upgrade to PowerPC G4, superdrive, 512 MB RAM upgrade.

    Hi. I have an iBook G3 Snow a Dual Usb, and I bought a Motorola 7410 to upgrade it to. I also bought 512 MB RAM to get rid of the current 64 Mb RAM. I am also interested in buying a SuperDrive. Here are my questions: -How do I perform the upgrade from a G3 to a G4.. I’ve seen people do it...
  8. J

    What is the best PowerPC Mac that matches these requirements?

    What is the best PowerPC Mac that: Is an all-in-one Supports 10.5 (I don't care about 9)
  9. R

    Logic Pro 8 + Tiger Issues

    Hello there, Recently I've been trying to get more use out of my 1.25ghz eMac G4 by using Logic Pro 8.0.2 on leopard. However, after realizing I prefer Tiger to Leopard due to the increase in performance on my machine, I decided to reinstall Tiger today. After installing 10.4 and then updating...
  10. Project Alice

    Video playback for a G3

    I’ve been having problems getting SD video playing on an iMac G3 (snow 600mhz). I don’t remember having this problem 13 years ago when I used G3s daily. The video in question is originally an MKV h264 but its in SD (Star Trek DS9 if anyones curious). I’ve tried every player known to work in...
  11. andrew nz

    Xgrid advice

    Hello fellow mac users. I am in the process of setting up Xgrid and am seeking advice how to achieve it. I believe Xgrid began under PPC environment and Server 10.4, although according to some information, Server 10.4 is not necessary. I suspect there would not be copyright infringement if...
  12. B S Magnet

    Older (PPC/earlier Intel) Macs and the iPod Universal Dock

    It’s possible my search queries are simply missing the mark on this. Maybe someone here knows (or maybe this is better suited for the iPod forum). I have the 2005 edition of the iPod Universal Dock (and I also have one of the first edition white remotes bundled with early MacBooks and MacBook...
  13. bobesch

    Resolved "BassJumped" PowerBook and Clamshell (os9)

    The BassJump-subwoofer is one of my favorite and most used gadgets for all kind of intel-MacBooks. It's driver-software basicly combines internal speakers with the USB-subwoofer. Sitting in front of a MacBookPro gives you a nice stereo-audio experience with that combination of internal speakers...
  14. tevion5

    Ultimate Quad - 30" ACD, SSD

    So I'm here to show off. Having upgraded my G5 Quad to 16GB RAM and an Nvidia Quadro FX 4500, it was only matter of time before it got the SSD treatment. It had to be one that doesn't need TRIM, which poor old Leopard lacks. OWC offer a number of vintage compatible SSD's tailor made for old...
  15. B S Magnet

    Resolved Is there a known USB 802.11ac USB adapter which features PPC drivers?

    This topic comes with an understanding that plenty of 802.11n solutions for PPC systems exist already — both for USB and PCI cards (I use an Edimax 802.11n PCI card with MIMO which works with my Power Mac G5). This topic also comes with an understanding that maximum data potential of the...
  16. M

    Resolved Flashing Nvidia GeForce 7800 GT (specifically the Firmware)

    This is an obscure card for the Power Mac G5, but I have heard of it being done and I know someone here did it by replacing the ROM, but I think I have heard of doing it without having to do that. I bought an unused 7800 GT with 256MB of video RAM. Ignoring I have no experience whatsoever with...
  17. amagichnich

    Drakware ADB2USB vs Griffin iMate

    Most of us will know the term "Griffin iMate" - but have you heard of or even better, used a "Drakware ASDB2USB"? It's sold for 20 bucks, thats a quarter of the minimum price I have seen on (german) eBay for an iMate - usually they tend to be around $120 plus shipping from the US... Does anybody...
  18. AmazingHenry

    [UPDATE] The Tiger App Shop!

    UPDATE: I've decided to change this project and make it a Tiger app shop instead. Why? Off the top of my head, here's a list: Tiger is actually used on PowerPC Macs bc of performance. No one uses Panther for anything The website is guarenteed to display correctly on TenFourFox, and on top of...
  19. amagichnich

    iBook G4 1.33 14" - the coolest G4?

    Today i was - again - surprised by my 14" iBook, especially by the temperatures it develops. I was trying to install the newest possible version of Eclipse for Tiger (3.8.1) and had problems downloading it because the download process in TFF took about 80% of CPU. Then the iBook didn't react to...
  20. DyingEcho

    Old XBMC v11 download for Mac Mini G4

    I'm trying to turn my old Mac Mini G4 into a media center, and to do that I'm trying to download XBMC v11 (Mac OS Tiger, I think.) However, all the v11 download links I can find are broken. Could anyone point me towards an XBMC v11 download that still works? Thanks.