Giving you the "Advanced Cell Experience": From booth 1915 at the recent SC08, Fixstars released Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 for the G4/G5, the PS3, the PowerStation, and IBM Power Systems; 6.1 hopes to shine in its mix of desktop and development environments. For end users it offers an updated Firefox and OpenOffice.org, an improved graphical wireless configuration tool, and ps3vram functionality which enables use of PS3 video RAM for temporary storage or swap. For developers it offers the latest stable kernel, an updated GCC, the open portion of the IBM Cell SDK v3.1, and the new BSC Cell Superscalar. Other improvements include
- X.org 1.4.999 with xrandr 1.2.2.
- GUI configuration tool for YDL.net.
- Bluetooth support for the PS3 Sixaxis controller.