Wired.com: Linux: Xbox Got More Than Game
Jul 19, 2002, 19:00 (19 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft wants to control every living room across the
country, making the computer the centerpiece of the home
entertainment network. The Xbox, Microsoft's video-game console,
has long been rumored to be at the core of that strategy, a dream
that may soon come true thanks to a team of hackers who are
transforming the game console into a home computer.
"The rub is that the newly hacked system will run without any
"The Xbox Linux Project -- comprising programmers in Germany,
the United States and the United Kingdom -- began hacking a Linux
operating system that would work with the game system, which now
costs under $200.."