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Post Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 4:51 am   
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Yea i noticed online somewhere (cant remember where) that it was possible to run the linux operating system on an xbox. is this true?
iv got a funny feeling that it doesnt work or sumthin...


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yes its true, its called DSL(Damn Small Linux)
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Post Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:08 am   
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http://www.xbox-linux.org/wiki/Main_Page

Hey kicker, totally possible, http://www.xbox-linux.org/wiki/Main_Page

You can even run windows 98

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Post Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 6:38 am   
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Yeah, really slowly though. But the point is you CAN do it Smile

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dont even think about windows XP LOL just think how bad that will run LOL
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Post Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 6:55 am   
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As far as I know, the xbox wouldn't even think about it. It simply does not have the processing power.

Xboxes have a hard enough time emulating N64 haha Laughing

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i agree i try'ed on n64 emu on conker and the video play back was terrible .... then on my pc i tryed another emuler.. umm project 64 or somtin like that and got the conker rom from anoter site as well and it performs excellent...
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The processor can handle it, just the lack of memory and system structure for XP.
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Post Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 7:10 am   
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nice1, i got the full linux iso and burnt it onto a cd. i load it up on the xbox and it loads linux! w00t. but i cant see where to install it to the hd which is essential as i cant download any linux apps onto it. the xbox-linux.org site mentiones that you goto xterm then type in XBOX

EDIT---Itsok i got it working Smile


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aid 3 has it as an app Very Happy.... so how ur softmod process go in the first place anyways???? did u do with xbox live or not?
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haha. love the avatar, good 'ol eurotrip Wink
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good to hear that you got it to work have fun exploring with that.
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so i can basicly download firefox and linux games on this now? i was gonna try a couple of things

##I agree the cpu is more than enough for XP (i used to have a 400mhz pc with XP onit) ##


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yep firefox is a good one to try out.
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aid 3 has it as an app Very Happy.... so how ur softmod process go in the first place anyways???? did u do with xbox live or not?

i went along with the Splinter cell exploit & bought an action replay, as for xbox live im gonna buy a couple of 2 month subscriptions off Ebay Wink


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