TERRA SOFT RELEASES YDL v5.0.1 FOR APPLE POWERPC
LOVELAND, Colorado - 27 March 2007 - Terra Soft today released Yellow
Linux v5.0.1 for Apple G3, G4, and G5 computers. Yellow Dog Linux
greater than 500 package updates to the next generation Linux
system released last fall for the Sony Computer Entertainment
with support for the former Apple PowerPC product line.
Built upon Fedora Core 5/6, YDL v5.0.1 integrates the "E17" desktop to
an unprecedented level of function and interface aesthetic. Designed
users of all ages and all levels of experience, Yellow Dog Linux
new life to displaced Power Macs.
Yellow Dog Linux v5.0.1 offers:
- Support for Apple PowerPC G3, G4, G5 systems.
- USB storage, USB camera, & FireWire auto-mount.
- 802.11b Airport auto-configuration.
- 802.11g Airport Extreme (requires configuration).
- PCMCIA card wi-fi support (requires configuration).
- Audio support for all tested machines.
- E17 installed by default.
The 535 new or updated packages over v5.0 will this week be made
existing v5.0 PS3 installations via the public mirrors.
The YDL installer enables anyone to install without instruction. Post-
the default application set includes the Firefox web browser,
email client, OpenOffice, and a suite of personal accessories,
tools; sound & video, internet, and networking applications:
The web browser home page offers a tutorial to E17 and Yellow Dog
Yellow Dog Linux v5.0.1 is immediately available via YDL.net Enhanced
which may be purchased on-line:
The physical DVD sets will ship from Terra Soft in 2 weeks. The public
will offer v5.0.1 downloads in one month.
About Terra Soft Solutions, Inc.
As the recognized leader in Linux for Power since 1999, Terra Soft
turn-key, integrated solutions built upon IBM, Mercury, and Sony
board support packages for Power OEMs, and cross-architecture Linux
applications for high performance computing. Terra Soft develops
Linux, the leading 32/64-bit Linux OS for the Power architecture,
market with support for the Cell processor; the Y-HPC cross-
cluster construction suite; and Y-Bio, a cross-architecture gene
analysis suite for both workstations and clusters.
For more information, visit www.terrasoftsolutions.com
"Power Mac" is a registered trademark of Apple Computer. PLAYSTATION
are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. "Power"
trademark of IBM. YDL, Y-HPC, and Y-Bio are trademarks of Terra Soft
Solutions. "Linux" is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.
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