Manual installation MintPPC

As I am not yet able to successfully install MintPPC with an installer medium, I will give some guidance on how to manually install the Mint layer on top of Debian sid. Debian sid can be installed as described in my other post. We are first going to adapt the /etc/apt/sources.list file:sudo apt edit-sourcesAdd the …

Configuration of Mint-LXDE

Wow, finally I got ‘mint-lxde-default-settings’ working. This package deals with all tweaks to get a Mint-LXDE desktop. The package will provide newly created users with a beautiful looking desktop, which is already quite similar to Linux Mint. I think I have the most difficult part behind me now. Soon, volunteers may start testing MintPPC. For …

Installing Debian sid LXDE

For those of you who are willing to go down the rabbit hole, I hereby present a quick guide to get Debian sid with an LXDE desktop installed reliably on PowerPC based computers. Quick installation guide Install an lxde-desktop with the jessie image: https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/archive/8.11.0/powerpc/iso-dvd/debian-8.11.0-powerpc-DVD-1.iso but you can probably also take this one ( I didn’t …