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PS3 clusters hit as Sony gives Linux the flick

Aug 21, 2009, 21:04 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

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""The new PS3 system will focus on delivering games and other entertainment content, and users will not be able to install other Operating Systems [sic] to the new PS3 system," according to the company.

"Linux is the only mainstream operating system to be ported to the PS3 and distributions include Fedora, OpenSUSE, Ubuntu and Yellow Dog Linux.

"Ironically, in the very same announcement Sony said it intends to “further expand the PS3 platform and create a new world of computer entertainment”."

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