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Sony PS3 Hack Brings Linux Back

Stoobalou (1774024) writes | more than 4 years ago

PlayStation (Games) 1

Stoobalou (1774024) writes "Sony-bating hacker GeoHot reckons he can restore the ability to run Linux on Sony's flagship console, despite the fact that the company has deliberately removed the functionality.
A recent firmware upgrade to version 3.21 killed the 'Install Other OS' option in fat versions of the console's operating system, angering academics and hackers alike.
According to GeoHot (AKA George Hotz — the chap also credited with hacking the iPhone) anyone who didn't take the plunge and update to 3.21 will soon be able to do so without losing the ability to install third-party operating systems."

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Excellent!!! (1)

circuitworx (1483621) | more than 4 years ago | (#31773730)

Stickin' it to the big Sony man never felt better. Now just the downtime to get this out I assume. I hope its out before Duke Nukem Forever.
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