Terra Soft Ships Yellow Dog 3.0, ReallyApr 30, 2003, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
We are now shipping Yellow Dog Linux version 3.0, a new generation of Linux for the PowerPC architecture. Yellow Dog Linux v3.0 features a friendly and powerful graphical installer built from Red Hat's 'Anaconda', an integrated KDE 3.1 and Gnome 2.2 desktop environment, the gcc 3.2.2 compiler, improved support for ATI and NVidia graphics cards, 3 Install and 3 Source CDs.
Yellow Dog Linux v3.0 is now available from Terra Soft as a complete box set with 6 CDs, printed Companion to Installation, the completely revised "Getting Started with Yellow Dog Linux, Second Edition" book, 60-day installation support, and a t-shirt; and for those experienced with the installation and use of Yellow Dog Linux, the Geek Edition offers all 6 CDs without printed guide, book, or support at a reduced cost. The box set and Geek Edition are available from Terra Soft's online Store at http://www.terrasoftsolutions.com/store/
The revised "Getting Started" book is for those new to Linux or trying Linux on a PowerPC for the first time. The reader is offered insight into a UNIX-based operating system followed by a guided introduction to the Linux graphical user interface, file management, and key applications and utilities. The later half of Getting Started takes the reader into the basics of the shell (command line interface), file management, and system administration. More information is available online at http://www.yellowdoglinux.com/products/ydl_book.shtml
Terra Soft domestic and international resellers will be receiving box sets in the coming days. Amulet, Terra Soft's Japanese distribution partner will offer a version of Yellow Dog Linux v3.0 with advanced Japanese support the week of May 6. More information is available at http://www.amulet.co.jp/