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|| ||Terra Soft Unveils Yellow Dog Linux 3.0: Press Release 2003 03/19|
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Loveland, Colorado -- 19 March 2003 -- Terra Soft Solutions, Inc., the leading
developer of integrated PowerPC Linux Solutions, 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
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 forever removed.
KDE 3.1 and GNOME 2.2 provide the foundation for the stunning, unified
'Wonderland' theme, offering a seemless user experience.
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
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 same time!).
* 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 portables.
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 16.
Terra Soft Online Store
About Terra Soft Solutions, Inc.
Terra Soft is a leading developer of integrated solutions for PowerPC and an
Apple OEM VAR. Yellow Dog Linux has boosted viability of Linux on PowerPC
microprocessors with support for desktop, embedded, and HPC systems. Black
Lab is an advanced, scalable, HPC cluster build and management suite.
For more information, visit www.terrasoftsolutions.com
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