- Today madshaun1984
shared a video of the XBMC Media Center running on Sony's PlayStation 3 entertainment system via PS3 Linux.
For those unaware, XBMC
is a free and open source cross-platform media player and home entertainment system software with a 10-foot user interface designed for the living-room TV.
Its graphical user interface allows the user to easily manage video, photos, podcasts, and music from a computer, optical disk, local network, and the Internet using a remote control.
To quote: "I managed to compile and get running XBMC on my PS3 via OtherOS and Ubuntu10.04.
Proof enough I think that the PS3 is more than capable to run it (although its extremely slow at the moment, it can be improved upon
Check out the video below!
Tutorial - Install Ubuntu/CellSDK/XBMC on the PS3:
You will need a usb keyboard and mouse for this install.
First off decide whether you want to install on a usb hdd or the PS3's internal hdd (internal hdd will need to be formatted and a partition assigned to OtherOS).
Then get a copy of the OtherOS.bld for petitboot and put it on a usb stick at /PS3/OTHEROS/otheros.bld