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Open Source Software on the Nintendo DS (Lite)

Jul 23, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dmitri Popov)

"The Nintendo DS is an excellent gaming device, but that's not all you can do with it. The machine's 'hackability' makes the Nintendo DS a great platform for running open source software and even Linux, if you want to run a slimmed down version of Linux. In fact, several nifty open source applications can turn your Nintendo DS into a rather useful all-around computing device.

"Before you can start loading open source software on your Nintendo DS, you have to buy an expansion card that adds storage capabilities to your game console and makes it possible to run homebrew games and applications..."

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