Wi-fi for PowerPC powermac G5

I recently bought a PowerPC Powermac G5. I was very fond of this computer back in 2007, when for various reasons I could not afford it. Simply too much stuff for me!
Now I had it for a ridiculous price and got it back to life. A lot of RAM (DDR2 still come cheap these days), a new OS, some up-to-date apps. Of course the G5 didn’t have any Wifi card available, so I had to turn to the used market. There’s the standard Apple Airport card, but getting it is expensive, and I don’t want to spend a lot on this marvellous piece of hardware. Moreover I want to limit the direct tweaking inside the case as much as I can.

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Wi-Fi not working after ubuntu hardy upgrade to karmic

I did an upgrade from Hardy to Karmic on an Ubuntu Box that experienced problems with the Atheros PCI wi-fi card in it. The signal was weak (the signal is weak indeed, but it uses to work in Windows, so I expect it to work also in Linux) The box wasn’t upgrade in a while, … Leggi tutto

Toshiba nb 200 wifi kill switch (disable & enable)

I was a bit disappointed last time when I disabled the Wifi under Windows XP and booted from Ubuntu Lucid. The wireless card wasn’t working anymore, with no apparent means to revive it. I had to boot back in Windows and let the magic do his work. I had to find a way to this under Linux without the need for a Microsoft OS and I did

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