You can now run Linux on your PS4 4.05

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46 Responses

  1. TheZissodumandmorinstupid

    This is great news. Soon we can steal all games and never have to buy PS4 games ever ever again!!!!! First and I love stealing!!!!!

  2. z2

    WOW!!!11!

    This is what I really bought a PS4 for. To run an effin linux and do linux stuffs and not play games especially exclusives like Horizon Zero Down. Buying a real PC or just a raspberry for linux is stupid and so lame you know.

    This people deserves an award like grammy or darwin awards or whatever sh*t they can award with these people.

    • Asa

      You deserve the stupidest comment on wololo.net award

    • Lol

      Bro you made me laugh and cry at the same time.. like literally. Lolololol

    • commonsense

      you can play games in Linux, games not normally available on the PS4, not to mention Linux a great toolset from which you can explore the PS4

    • IQ

      You lack intelligence regarding this topic. Your research is incomplete, go back and try again. Then come here and update your comment. In the mean time lets all congratulate the developer valentinbreiz on his hard work and dedication for paving the way to OWN OUR PS4!

    • bizkut

      Means it can run SteamOS derp

    • Tha_Dat

      lol, so true

    • Alex

      I think linux itself is actually awesome, and much better than windows when it comes to pcs. But I guess thats just me, but when it comes to running it on the ps4, it is very impressive to make the ps4 be able to do that, and while it is impressive and worth showing off, with the limited pc gaming performance the ps4 must have, I and many others are likely not too interested in this feature, but especially as a linux fan, its nice I guess

  3. Matteo

    Nice news, is graphics hardware accelerated?
    Could we play steam with Linux games I own?

  4. Pipi

    I tried it, but my ps4 is doing nothing for 2 minutes. after 2 minutes, the sceen goes black, but with running ps4. Someone has the same problem? Or is this ASLR? I had it 5 times on a row

  5. Slade

    Does this mean that Steam is a possibility on the PS4 now via Linux?

    • Alex

      to my knowledge, yes, although due to the ps4s low pc performance, I wouldn’t expect to run any big pc games, for example, even though there is dying light for the ps4, I’d be very surprised if anyone got the pc version of dying light working on the ps4, note that dying light actually does have linux support, it just takes a very powerful pc to run it, even my main pc struggles with it, also if theres an easy to run non-linux steam game you would want to run on the ps4, I’d recommend downloading and installing wine. I use that on my main pc all the time to get more game support for linux.

  6. acidmango

    can I mine sick amounts of crypto now with my consoles?

    • Alex

      very good idea, actually I might make a video of me doing that, not because it would actually make me much money, but because its so crazy: Mining Monero with a ps4!

  7. Munkie

    for those that are unaware, this is the exact method George Hotz (GeoHot) used to exploit the PS3 thus paving the way for CFW

  8. Gamer

    Run linux we dont care we wanna run games ps4 is a game