Operating system on the iBook G3

Apple Ibook
April 30, 2012 at 06:06:28
Specs: Mac OS 10.3 Panther, PowerPC G3 600MHz
Hello. I have the last iBook that uses the Motorola PowerPC G3 Processor. There is no problems with it, but i have a question. I dont know which version of Mac OS this shipped with, as i bought used of the internet.
The iBook has Mac OS 10.3 on it know.

The question is:
Will this computer run:
Mac OS 9?
Mac OS 10.0 Cheetah?
Mac OS 10.1 Puma?
Mac OS 10.2 Jaguar?
Mac OS 10.4 Tiger?

And will it run those operating systems PROPERLY?

Compaq Armada 1700
Mobile Intel Pentium II @266MHz
160 MB RAM
Windows 2000
Chips & Technologies 65555
graphics
ES 1869 audio
Designed for Windows NT, Windows 95


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#1
April 30, 2012 at 06:58:01
Not enough info, several iBook G3 models, try this site:

http://www.everymac.com/systems/app...

Googling is quicker than waiting for an answer....


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#2
April 30, 2012 at 07:39:53
Its a A1005. Heres some pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fanden...

Compaq Armada 1700
Mobile Intel Pentium II @266MHz
160 MB RAM
Windows 2000
Chips & Technologies 65555
graphics
ES 1869 audio
Designed for Windows NT, Windows 95


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#3
April 30, 2012 at 08:23:18
And, which is the best web browser for Mac OS 10.3 Panther?

Is it any web browser that work properly with Mac OS 10.2 Jaguar?

Is it any web browser that work properly with Mac OS 10.1 Puma?

Is it any web browser that work properly with Mac OS 10.0 Cheetah?

I know there are, but is there any web browser that work with Mac OS 10.0 - 10.2 and that still work properly on the internet?

Compaq Armada 1700
Mobile Intel Pentium II @266MHz
160 MB RAM
Windows 2000
Chips & Technologies 65555
graphics
ES 1869 audio
Designed for Windows NT, Windows 95


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#4
April 30, 2012 at 08:48:52
You machine will work with OS9 as well as OSX up to 10.4.11

OS X includes Safari Web Browser

Try Googling for alternative software or browse the site I linked to, but to be honest a 10 year old machine is £50 worth of nostalgia.

Googling is quicker than waiting for an answer....


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#5
April 30, 2012 at 08:53:01
The machine is from 2002. It says © 2002 Apple Computer, Inc. That means the machine is from ca. 2002. Are you sure it will work with OS9?

Compaq Armada 1700
Mobile Intel Pentium II @266MHz
160 MB RAM
Windows 2000
Chips & Technologies 65555
graphics
ES 1869 audio
Designed for Windows NT, Windows 95


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#6
April 30, 2012 at 09:34:50
If the following is your actual model then only OS X......

http://everymac.com/systems/apple/i...

"This model is capable of booting in MacOS 9 and using MacOS 9 applications within the MacOS X "Classic" environment."

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#7
April 30, 2012 at 10:02:53
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1835

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#8
April 30, 2012 at 15:18:24
Yes. I wanna try Jaguar. Will it work? And where can i download it?
I also wanna try Puma and Cheetah. Compare them. Find out who's best.

Compaq Armada 1700
Mobile Intel Pentium II @266MHz
160 MB RAM
Windows 2000
Chips & Technologies 65555
graphics
ES 1869 audio
Designed for Windows NT, Windows 95


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#9
April 30, 2012 at 16:01:20
You have to purchase OS X, try eBay.............

I recently sold genuine 10.5 DVD £80 and 10.4 CD £45, so will cost-a-lot !

I have run Gentoo PPC Linux, more modern and free....

http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbo...


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#10
May 1, 2012 at 03:08:25
Im not gonna run any Linux on my machine. I want OS X. But i cant find any OS X Cheetah or OS X Puma on eBay.

Compaq Armada 1700
Mobile Intel Pentium II @266MHz
160 MB RAM
Windows 2000
Chips & Technologies 65555
graphics
ES 1869 audio
Designed for Windows NT, Windows 95


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