updated 11:55 am EST, Fri January 6, 2006
Yellow Dog Linux 4.1
Terra Soft Solutions today released , a special distribution of the open-source operating system that runs on most Apple hardware with a G3 processor or better. Version 4.1 now supports Apple's latest PowerBooks and G5 PowerMacs with dual-core CPUs and offers support for backlit keys, PCMCIA cell phone/modem support, and support for Atheros wireless cards. Other features include dual-head configuration via the graphical user interface, the ability to install directly to and boot from FireWire drives, and USB device auto-mount under both KDE and GNOME. The update provides greatly improved sound support, a graphical "Up2Date" package install/update tool, and basic 64-bit development/runtime support. Yellow Dog Linux is available for free (see website for hardware requirements).