YDL v5.0.1 for Apple PowerPC
Posted on: 05/01/2007 10:12 AM

Terra Soft released Yellow Dog Linux v5.0.1 for Apple G3, G4, and G5 computers.

Yellow Dog Linux v5.0.1 adds greater than 500 package updates to the next generation Linux operating system released last fall for the Sony Computer Entertainment PLAYSTATION(R)3 with support for the former Apple PowerPC product line.

Built upon Fedora Core 5/6, YDL v5.0.1 integrates the "E17" desktop to provide an unprecedented level of function and interface aesthetic. Designed for users of all ages and all levels of experience, Yellow Dog Linux v5.0.1 gives 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 available for existing v5.0 PS3 installations via the public mirrors.

The YDL installer enables anyone to install without instruction. Post-install, the default application set includes the Firefox web browser, Thunderbird email client, OpenOffice, and a suite of personal accessories, development tools; sound video, internet, and networking applications.

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