Tutorial: installing Steam on PS4 Linux


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32 Responses

  1. eXtreme says:

    thanks for the tutorial, maybe I will try it tomorrow.

  2. Rafael707 says:

    Wololo you bought a 1.76 ps4?

  3. Macoman says:

    Wow,thanks,but i’m in 3:50 firmware.

  4. Mud says:

    how well does it play steam games ive been thinking about doing this to save money on a gaming pc.?
    how well does it play games like Mortal Kombat X on steam?


    • Ricky D says:

      It won’t play MKX at all. This will only play games that have Linux ports and MKX isn’t one of them as far as I know. As far as how well it will play games it’ll probably struggle with anything super demanding unless you drop the settings down

    • Rudy says:

      You won’t save money buying ps4 over gaming pc. Linux has horrible optimization and ps4 has horrible specs. Just get a pc, new gpus are coming so current ones will be dirt cheap pretty soon

      • BleepBloop says:

        acutally you migth not even have to wait for current gpus to get dirt cheap. the new VR-ready Radeon RX480 is only $200.
        but if you preferred Nvidia then you’ll have to wait, i guess.

        • franz says:

          lol 480x is gonna me my next upgrade still using a 750ti but 750ti still kicks ps4 ***.. so imagine polaris will be like 2x powerful

        • Mud says:

          thanks for the info. i would have made a mistake going with a ps4 i think ill wait for back to school sail or black friday and get a gaming pc.

  5. Derp says:

    Anyone fancy trying to install BOINC on the ps4? Would be very cool!

  6. wololopeepsmocker says:

    Sweet!!! Laggy and slow STEAM here I come!! With the new Blu Ray Live code that wololo themselves have personally found , I can enter up down left right a b b a (but only if a paramount Blu ray movie is inserted) ((its also being ported to the vita just trust me)) and BAM my ps4 is unlocked and overclocked for its true potential!! Laggy STEAM and GBA games!! Do not worry about loading ps4 games because that is just bad just be happy with your 10 frames per second steam and GBA emulator!!

  7. LHairstonX says:

    does anyone have a solution for the critical error message or access denied message for the ssh connection. I’m kinda stuck at that step. I already have the bridged setting in VM

    • OsirisX says:

      You need to set a password for root user. I updated the guide on how to do this.

      • LHairstonX says:

        yeah I got through, But the new issue i’m having is the .xinitrc file, I can’t find it in the /home/user directory. should I just create one?

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  9. e✘treme says:

    @OsirisX I don’t have checked it but if we have access via ftp to the usb stick which contains the installed fedora files, is it possible to copy the radeon drivers manual to the image ?

    • OsirisX says:

      It’s possible but will take more work. You have to manually extract all radeon rpms and its dependencies before ftp transfer. This is what dnf pkg manager is supposed to take care of for you

  10. e✘treme says:

    ok but I have meant the zip file only. I have installed fedora on my usb stick but I can’t chroot the mnt folder (there is no tmp folder in the mnt folder and I can’t create a new folder via fedora). it find no proc after I type “mount -t proc proc proc/”. later I will connect via ps4 to the usb stick and try to create that tmp folder or is an easier way possible to install the drivers and steam ?

    • OsirisX says:

      If you can boot into your usb , you can skip chroot part. Can just extract zip file to any folder and run the commands from there.

      • e✘treme says:

        thanks for the info but I have to solve another problem now, the usb keyboard won’t connect after I have loaded the linux kernel. seems the bridge is defect idk.

  11. dvo says:

    after i disabled gdm i can’t start x anymore; gives me an error. there is also no .xinitrc file to add ‘exec awesome’. shouldn’t be a problem if i create it, shoud it? i don’t know what i’m doing wrong any ideas? i can boot into console with my ps4, but can’t start x 🙁

    • OsirisX says:

      Creating .xinitrc file is fine. Can you upload your Xorg.0.log file? It’s located at /home//.local/share/xorg/Xorg.0.log

      • dvo says:

        Sorry, i was very busy yesterday, but here’s my xorg.log-file: http://uploaded.net/file/jlzh9nwv .. seems like the patched drivers aren’t installed correctly. would be great if you could confirm that and help me 😉 have a nice day!


        • OsirisX says:

          Based on your log file I can see that your GPU is being detected which is good.

          [ 180.017] (–) RADEON(0): Chipset: “LIVERPOOL” (ChipID = 0x9920)

          But I also see that it fails to load some graphic libs.

          [ 180.054] (II) glamor: OpenGL accelerated X.org driver based.
          [ 180.410] (II) glamor: EGL version 1.4 (DRI2):
          [ 180.410] EGL_MESA_drm_image required.
          [ 180.411] (EE) RADEON(0): glamor detected, failed to initialize EGL.

          It seems you have partially installed the drivers. I suggest you reinstall patched drivers and trying startx again.

          • dvo says:

            a tried it again, after i followed every step in the tutorial detailed. I still can’t start x. Fedora & driver installation was successful without any errors. when i type the ‘startx’ command in terminal, i get an error. I also checked the logfile. There are 3 suspect lines:

            [ 257.351] (EE) RADEON(0): failed to initialise surface manager
            [ 257.351] (EE) RADEON(0): radeon_setup_kernel_mem failed
            [ 257.351] (EE) AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0

            Do you have any idea(s), what’s exactly the problem? I would really like to solve that -.-

            greets, d.v.o

  12. OsirisX says:

    Run “rpm -ivp –replacefiles –replacepkgs *.rpm” on patched packages. Fedora dnf manager skips installing patched libdrm do to being same version already installed.

  13. dvo says:

    thank you very much! worked for me! greets, dvo 🙂

  14. Anthony says:

    Hi just a quick one. Is it possible to use multi boot linux on usb yet. So I could select witch linux I wish to boot from

  15. Jin says:

    Can anyone help me to do Ps4 4.06 version jailbreak?
    I’ll pay the cost.

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