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A press release from Terra Soft:

LOVELAND, Colorado - 11 December 2006 - Terra Soft is proud to announce the shipment of Yellow Dog Linux v5.0 for PLAYSTATION:registered:3. Available now from the Terra Soft online Store, the 2 DVD set includes more than 2000 packages for a complete desktop, development, and server solution; a printed Guide to Installation, YDL sticker, and flexible flier.

Developed under basic agreement with Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc., Yellow Dog Linux v5.0 is Terra Soft's next generation Linux operating system for Power with immediate support for PLAYSTATION:registered:3. YDL v5.0 introduces Enlightenment E17 for an integrated end-user experience far surpassing previous releases. A break from the KDE and Gnome norm, E17 is a light weight, refreshing desktop manager unique for its simplicity of use and stylish features.

More than a gamebox, the PLAYSTATION:registered:3 was designed to function as a personal computer, incorporating the state-of-the-art Cell microprocessor with super computer power. Yellow Dog Linux gives the PLAYSTATION:registered:3 the full functionality of a personal computer, incorporating code from Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Sony Group, and Fedora.

A simplified installer enables anyone to install. Post-install, the default Firefox home page offers a Quick Start Tutorial to YDL and E17, moving users through the basics of networking, working with applications, and desktop configuration. The default suite of applications and associated menu organization offers an intuitive, self-guided means of exploring Linux.

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YDL v5.0 is available now from the Terra Soft Solutions online store:

About Terra Soft Solutions, Inc.
As the recognized leader in Linux for Power since 1999, Terra Soft provides turn-key, integrated solutions built upon IBM, Mercury, and Sony systems, board support packages for Power OEMs, and cross-architecture Linux applications for high performance computing. Terra Soft develops Yellow Dog Linux, the leading 32/64-bit Linux OS for the Power architecture, first to market with support for the Cell processor; the Y-HPC cross-architecture cluster construction suite; and Y-Bio, a cross-architecture gene sequence analysis suite for both workstations and clusters.

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PLAYSTATION is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Power is a trademark of IBM. YDL, Y-HPC, and Y-Bio are trademarks of Terra Soft Solutions. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Additional product and company names mentioned may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders.