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What is Yellow Dog Linux?An open source, Linux operating system for home, office, server, and cluster users. Built upon the RHEL/CentOS core, Fixstars has since the spring of 1999 developed and maintained YDL for the Power architecture family of CPUs. This focus and dedication has lead to the world's leading Linux for the Power architecture.

What is included?Yellow Dog Linux combines a no non-sense graphical installer with support for a wide range of Power hardware, leading (but not bleeding) edge kernels and stable, functional compilers for code development. And of course, the foundation applications and servers expected for more...

What's New

Yellow Dog Linux v6.1 offers these updates over v6.0:
  • Kernel 2.6.27
  • GCC 4.1.2
  • Cell SDK 3.1
  • Firefox 3.0
  • OpenOffice 2.3 (v3.0 coming to YDL.net Enhanced soon!)
  • X.org 1.4.999 with xrandr 1.2.2
  • Dramatically improved, automated wireless config.
  • GUI configuration tool for YDL.net.
  • Bluetooth support for the PS3 Sixaxis controller.
  • Barcelona Supercomputing Center more...


Yellow Dog Linux v6.1 supports:
  • Apple PowerPC G4, G5.
  • Sony PS3 (PlayStation 3).
  • YDL PowerStation.
  • IBM System p (JS2x, 510, 520, 540).
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    Downloads 24,604
    Version Downloads 12,117
    Type Utilities / System
    License Free
    Date 20 Dec 2008
    Platform OS X / PPC 32
    Price Free
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