PS3 hack: Linux returns with the new OtherOS firmware mod

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

[newsimage][/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.

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

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 …