Connecting 68k Macs to the Internet – and actually using it!
If you’ve read my post about using a Raspberry Pi to connect a classic Mac to the internet, you know that it’s quite possible to get an old machine online. The issue though, is that very few websites work correctly or even load. The obsolete browsers that run on these systems just don’t support today’s web, right?
But what if I told you, there’s another way… just take a look at these photos! There are no early April fools jokes here, it’s completely possible – just read on!
Running Linux on a 68k Mac
Did you know it’s possible to run Linux on classic Macs? Indeed it is! The process may not be for the feint of heart, but below are some good resources to get you started…
Yep. It’s totally possible. You can pretty much get any Mac on the internet – as Macs have been designed for networking since day one. But… it’s not exactly “plug n’ play”. I’ve seen a few websites and bloggers pull this feat off a few different ways. Below, I’ll give you a quick run down of some of the ways people have gotten it to work, along with how I was able to get my Macintosh SE FDHD online.
If you’re just getting started with a classic Mac, or are a long time fan – there are some pieces of software that are downright essential to have on hand. The best part is, most of these are freely available online and take up very little space on older hard drives. Continue reading
Welcome to my new blog! I haven’t bogged in years, as I am constantly thinking there’s plenty of noise already out there on the internet. And why would the world need one more blog?