ZDNet UK: Xbox Transformed into Linux PC
Sep 03, 2002, 14:30 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"A group of programmers have managed to turn Microsoft's Xbox
gaming console--which is built on standard components found in a
PC--back into a desktop computer.
"That is the effect, at least, of a breakthrough by the Xbox
Linux Project, which on Monday said it had managed to boot a
version of the Linux operating system on the Xbox. Project members
said they had loaded SuSE Linux 8 on the machine, along with the
graphical user interface software Gnome and KDE, KMail email
software and the StarOffice office suite.
"A member even managed to run a video game called Tux
Racer--though at only one frame per second..."