Yellow Dog Linux 6.2 is a CentOS-based distribution designed for the Apple PowerPC and Sony PlayStation machines. This release offers an updated kernel 2.6.29 for 64-bit systems, OpenOffice.org 3.0, Firefox 3.0.6 and IBM Cell SDK 184.108.40.206, as well as the next generation of ps3vram for fast, temporary file storage or swap using PS3 video RAM. With this release, ps3vram is up to 50% faster than in Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 and is automatically enabled as swap. With Yellow Dog Linux 6.2, Fixstars has added a fourth alternative for the desktop environment: Xfce.
About Yellow Dog Linux
Yellow Dog Linux is an open source Linux operating system for home, office, server, and cluster users. Built upon the Red Hat/CentOS core, Terra Soft and now Fixstars (which acquired Terra Soft in 2008) has since the spring of 1999 developed and maintained Yellow Dog Linux for the Power architecture family of processors. The distribution combines a graphical installer with support for a wide range of Power hardware, leading-edge kernels, stable, functional compilers for code development, and servers for web, database, email, and network services. More than 2,000 packages are included on the install DVD.w