SuSE Linux 7.0 PowerPC Edition Now Available
Oakland, California – SuSE Linux, the international technology leader and
solutions provider in Open Source operating system software, announced the
release of SuSE Linux 7.0 PowerPC Edition.
SuSE Linux 7.0 for the PowerPC has numerous improvements over its
predecessor. In addition to the renowned comprehensive manual, the 5 CDs of
this edition contain more than 1,000 applications for virtually any
purpose. This includes image processing software, desktop applications,
emulators, and the wide range of available window managers, network tools
and editors. The inclusion of MoL (Mac on Linux) allows users to access a
network-capable MacOS in the window or full-screen mode.
In addition to the stable and reliable KDE 1.1.2 graphical user interface,
the PowerPC Edition includes the highly anticipated beta version of KDE
2.0, which constitutes the next generation of the award-winning KDE series.
KDE is a powerful, modular, and Internet-focused desktop for Linux and
other UNIX operating systems.
SuSE’s integrated installation tool, YaST2, automatically recognizes and
configures the hardware during the installation process. SuSE Linux 7.0
PowerPC Edition is the first Linux distribution worldwide that supports
IBM’s pSeries with POWER3 processors, thereby expanding the wide range of
supported hardware already running on version 6.4, Apple PowerMac, IBM
RS/6000, and Motorola PReP systems. The new XFree86TM 4.01 is now able to
identify common graphics subsystems like the well-known Rage 128 graphic
card from ATI. The configuration tool SaX2 ensures the easy installation
and setup of graphics cards.
SuSE Linux 7.0 PowerPC Edition is available for purchase directly from SuSE
or from various bookstores and software retailers. The suggested retail
price of $49.95 includes 60 days installation support via telephone, Email
For details or further information about SuSE Linux 7.0 PowerPC Edition,
please visit SuSE’s web page at
SuSE Linux is the international technology leader and solutions provider in
Open Source operating system (OS) software. SuSE’s unique expertise in
Linux and its largest development team worldwide dedicated to Open Source
software has contributed to the recognition of SuSE as the most complete
Linux solution available today.
SuSE Linux AG, headquartered in Germany, and SuSE Inc., based in Oakland,
CA, are privately held companies focused entirely on supporting the Linux
community and Open Source development. With a workforce of more than 500
people worldwide, SuSE has offices throughout Europe, Latin America and in