Great information on how to install Fedora Linux on PS3. This is 3 part series.
Part 1 the Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) runs Linux®, but getting it to run well requires some tweaking. In this article, first in a series, Peter Seebach introduces the features and benefits of PS3 Linux, and explains some of the issues that might benefit from a bit of tweaking.
Part 2 of this series discusses getting the latest PS3 addons installed and updated on your system, and some of the configuration changes you can make to reduce the basic memory footprint until you’ve got a bit of breathing room.
Part 3 in this series looks at what you can do to get a usable X environment for doing simple graphical work, without losing the ability to run the compiler.
Asus dominates the market for super small, super cheap Linux / XP based mini-notebook pc. It is believed that they may have sold over 5 million Eee PCs. Now you can grab this PC for free. Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is running spring 2008 promotion and giving out a free Asus EEE PC for every new account opened with them. Similarly you can signup to T-Mobile’s ‘Web n Walk’ max mobile boradband package for £35 per month ona 24 month contract and get a free USB modem and a free Asus EEE PC ultra mobile PC.
It turns out that people just wanted a regular laptop, but much smaller and cheaper. When Asus came out with its mostly solid state, plain vanilla PC running Linux (and now XP), the masses flocked. And now, Acer, Dell, HP and possibly Sony, as well as a smattering of smaller companies, are rushing their own cheap-and-tiny offerings.
=> Here Comes the Asus ‘Freee PC’? (via Slashdot)
Yellow Dog Linux v6.0 for Sony PS3, Apple G4/G5, and IBM System p. has been released. It is built upon the CentOS foundation, a popular derivative of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), YDL v6.0. It means you can have enterprise grade Linux quality on the home computer. You can install YDL 6.0 on:
=> Sony Playstation 3 (PS3)
=> Apple PowerPC G4 and G5
=> IBM System p such as 510, 520, 540 etc
See Yellow Dog Linux 6.0 release note for more information. You can grab YDL 6.0 here. I may try it out on my PS3 for fun ;)