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Mac Observer: Run Yellow Dog Linux On A PowerPC PC Not Built By Apple

Aug 19, 2001, 22:26 (9 Talkback[s])
"We seem to have missed this when it was announced at MACWORLD, but we see it now and think it's very interesting. Terra Soft Solutions has dropped the price on it 500 MHz briQ PowerPC Linux computers. You read correctly, the company has a line of specialized G4 and G3 computers it is building that runs Yellow Dog Linux. The units are small, built to be included in a rack and can be clustered together. From Terra Soft:

Terra Soft Solutions, Inc., leading developer of PowerPC Linux technologies and provider of high density, PowerPC G4 computers today announced a drastic reduction in price of the 500 MHz briQ.

"Since the introduction of the 'Yellow briQ Node' three weeks ago at MacWorld NY, we have listened intently to the feedback of our potential customers. Across the board, the briQ's performance, low power consumption, and high density form-factor have been well received. Only the price stood in the way of immediate introduction into several HPC facilities, server environments, offices, and school labs. Today we have removed that barrier," states Kai Staats, CEO Terra Soft Solutions, Inc."

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