PR: Terra Soft Releases Yellow Dog Linux 3.0
Mar 19, 2003, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
Loveland, Colorado -- 19 March 2003 -- Terra Soft Solutions,
Inc. today announced an amazing upgrade to the Company's flagship
product Yellow Dog Linux.
Code-named Sirius, Yellow Dog Linux version 3.0 represents a new
generation of Linux for the PowerPC architecture. Featuring the
ultra-modern gcc 3.2.1 compiler, Yellow Dog 3.0 offers a powerful
new foundation for code development.
Boasting the first port of Red Hat's 'Anaconda' to PowerPC, the
installer is smart and friendly, providing helpful on-screen
assistance and feedback in a comfortable graphical environment. If
there remained any concern for the ease of installing Linux, it is
KDE 3.1 and GNOME 2.2 provide the foundation for the stunning,
unified 'Wonderland' theme, offering a seemless user
Daniel Burcaw, Chief Technology Officer of Terra Soft states,
"Developing Yellow Dog is hard work. It involves immense effort by
our dedicated staff. Throughout development, we remain focused on
our customers and what they desire. It is their feedback, their
discoveries that makes it all worth while."
Key features of Yellow Dog Linux 3.0 include:
- 6 CDs (3 install, 3 source).
- Modern, robust Anaconda installer engine.
- kernel 2.4.20.
- gcc 3.2.1 and glibc 2.3.1.
- XFree86 4.3, GNOME 2.2, and KDE 3.1.
- Mac-On-Linux 0.9.68 (Classic Mac OS & OS X 10.2 -at the
- Improved hardware support including Apple eMac, all GeForce
4-based Power Macs, and PowerBook 12".
- 3D support for ATI Radeon series graphics cards.
- Sleep support for all Apple ATI Radeon Mobility-based
Yellow Dog Linux 3.0 ISOs images are available today exclusively to
YDL.Net Enhanced members. All Apple computers available from the
Terra Soft Store ship immediately with Yellow Dog Linux 3.0
pre-installed. Retail Yellow Dog Linux packages will be available
for pre-order March 31 with anticipated shipment the week of April
Terra Soft Online Store