No More Ubuntu 11.04 PS3 CD Images
Dec 15, 2010, 14:05 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Canonical, through Colin Watson, announced a few
minutes ago that starting with today, December 14th, they will no
longer build ISO images for the PlayStation 3 gaming console.
"On April 1st 2010, Sony dropped the support for Linux-based
operating systems on their PlayStation 3 gaming console, by
removing the "Other OS" option from XMB (XrossMediaBar). This
happened with the firmware version 3.21, released on that day.
"Apparently, the Ubuntu developers were still cooking daily
builds of the Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) port for PS3. But with
today's announcement, PlayStation 3 owners who love Linux,
especially the Ubuntu flavor, will have to look for another
operating system designed for the PowerPC architecture."