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Hacker Claims To Have Linux Working (Again) On PS3

Apr 08, 2010, 19:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael McWhertor)


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"On April 1, Sony removed one of the PlayStation 3’s original features, the option to install an alternate operating system such as Linux, with its latest firmware (version 3.21). Today, one man claims to have reinstated that feature.

"Hacker George “Geohot” Hotz says he has, as promised, implemented a workaround that will let users enjoy the most recent version of the PS3’s firmware while keeping the “Install Other OS” option available. The catch, before homebrew and Linux enthusiasts get too excited, is that if you’ve already installed 3.21, you’re out of luck."

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