Yellow Dog Linux 2.3 ships

Terra Soft Solutions Inc. Friday announced the release of Yellow Dog Linux 2.3, the latest major release to its flagship PowerPC-based Linux operating system.

Yellow Dog Linux 2.3 now offers the KDE 3 desktop, which incorporates effects like GUI "translucency." It also defaults to the CUPS print system, a Web-based configuration tool that simplifies support for a wide range of printers. YDL 2.3 also includes "apt-get," a replacement for "yup," utilities that help Linux users stay up to date with new product releases. Apt-get incorporates automatic dependency handling to help simplify package management.

Other updates in Yellow Dog Linux 2.3 include kernel 2.4.19, KDE 3.0.1, OpenOffice 1.0, CUPS print system, apt-get for RPM, Mozilla 0.9.9, Galeon 1.2, Evolution 1.0.5, AbiWord 1.0.2, Netatalk and xmms-cdread plugin.

More details and links to order Yellow Dog Linux 2.3 are available from Terra Soft's Web site.

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