PS3 hack: Linux returns with the new OtherOS firmware mod

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PS3 hack: Linux returns with the new OtherOS firmware mod.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/05/pB3dq8.jpg[/newsimage]Even as Sony struggles to re-launch its compromised PlayStation Network and Qriocity services in the face of criticism from frustrated customers and politicians alike, hackers continue working towards a more open and malleable PlayStation 3. Today, that legally gray mission bore fruit: OtherOS has been returned to the gaming console via modded firmware.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/ps3-hack-linux-returns-with-the-new-otheros-firmware-mod-44429/](http://www.myce.com/news/ps3-hack-linux-returns-with-the-new-otheros-firmware-mod-44429/)


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It was only a matter of time… Welcome to the fray Other OS plus plus ! :bow:


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Woot :slight_smile:
Maybe now, we’ll end up with a more usable version of linux for the PS3 … and more to the point, more applications :slight_smile:

I’m still waiting for a real media centre to replace the limited sony programmed abilities of the PS3’s media centre.

I don’t want much … just samba networking & decent media playback …
And since about official firmware 2.41 … sony introduced, and never fixed, the awful streaming media dropout bug which causes it to stop & drop back to the XMB while streaming from my UPNP NAS …