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Re: PS4 Linux. Steam + Emulators + office out of the box

Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:39 pm
by D-ecks
ModzLink wrote:CRC errors.. I've already tried downloading the file multiple times, and on multiple computers.

Screenshot1: https://gyazo.com/0a0498ee99e42722386b057e92662710

Screenshot2: https://gyazo.com/d45381ceead723a03c0466d77bbd1699
1. Try another archiver (7zip)

2. Try to download from https://mega.nz/#!kcFSAL6D!7o9j2EKB9h4A ... hxbqd1nPfw (that's not my upload)

Re: PS4 Linux. Steam + Emulators + office out of the box

Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:43 pm
by D-ecks
Unpacked size should be about 8GB (not 3.46)

Re: PS4 Linux. Steam + Emulators + office out of the box

Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2016 1:45 am
by fgghjjkll
I got it working too. You need to use WinRAR to extract, not 7zip, as 7zip will give you the CRC error. However, the extracted size will be 3.46.

Re: PS4 Linux. Steam + Emulators + office out of the box

Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2016 5:11 am
by handy333
ModzLink wrote:CRC errors.. I've already tried downloading the file multiple times, and on multiple computers.

Screenshot1: https://gyazo.com/0a0498ee99e42722386b057e92662710

Screenshot2: https://gyazo.com/d45381ceead723a03c0466d77bbd1699

I figured it out.

Use winrar and open the file by double clicking on it.
Right click the img file and extract it to...
In the options that come up make sure you check this checkbox.
Screenshot: https://gyazo.com/728ca606f01dfdab95bb9518055edef2

Everything should work as normal after that.
Ethernet seems to be working for me - I'm using a D-link gigabit switch and gigabit ethernet cable.

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How's your Dolphin speed? Were you able to speed up the fps?

Re: PS4 Linux. Steam + Emulators + office out of the box

Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:14 am
by D-ecks
ModzLink wrote: Everything should work as normal after that.
Ethernet seems to be working for me - I'm using a D-link gigabit switch and gigabit ethernet cable.
Did you mean cat 5e cable or other?

Re: PS4 Linux. Steam + Emulators + office out of the box

Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:57 pm
by InsaneNutter
D-ecks wrote:Did you mean cat 5e cable or other?
Cheers for putting this together, I managed to get it running :mrgreen:

I can confirm Ethernet works fine, however you need to have the PS4 connected to a gigabit router or switch. You can use either cat5e or cat6 cable, it doesn't matter. 10/100 Ethernet doesn't work, only Gigabit Ethernet.

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Re: PS4 Linux. Steam + Emulators + office out of the box

Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 12:47 pm
by VitaGenic
Hi D-ecks, thanks a lot of the tutorial, it's really easy to follow for a PS4 homebrew beginner like me :)

However, I am having trouble getting this to work. I've had a few different outcomes on my 1.76 PS$ so far, for example, after pressing the load linux button in PS4 playground, sometimes the unit completely switches off, other times i get a flashing white light-bar with black screen , sometimes i get a cold-reboot and other times i get a blue flashing light-bar and a hard-reboot along with restoring my file system.

I know the exploit is unstable and it's still early days, so i am wondering if it's a matter of just keep trying until it boots? Or could there be another underlying problem?

I'm about to try with a different USB thumb drive, i'll report back with the results.

Thanks again :)

Re: PS4 Linux. Steam + Emulators + office out of the box

Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 1:25 pm
by D-ecks
VitaGenic wrote:Hi D-ecks, thanks a lot of the tutorial, it's really easy to follow for a PS4 homebrew beginner like me :)

However, I am having trouble getting this to work. I've had a few different outcomes on my 1.76 PS$ so far, for example, after pressing the load linux button in PS4 playground, sometimes the unit completely switches off, other times i get a flashing white light-bar with black screen , sometimes i get a cold-reboot and other times i get a blue flashing light-bar and a hard-reboot along with restoring my file system.

I know the exploit is unstable and it's still early days, so i am wondering if it's a matter of just keep trying until it boots? Or could there be another underlying problem?

I'm about to try with a different USB thumb drive, i'll report back with the results.

Thanks again :)
I have same problem when playground not set as start page in User's guide. Try Magic DNS:
Configure your internet connection and set primary DNS to 89.108.88.221, secondary set to 0.0.0.0. More detailed version of this instruction is here.
It automatically redirects you to the playground and starts linux, no any additional actions required.

Re: PS4 Linux. Steam + Emulators + office out of the box

Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 1:03 am
by VitaGenic
D-ecks wrote: I have same problem when playground not set as start page in User's guide. Try Magic DNS:
Configure your internet connection and set primary DNS to 89.108.88.221, secondary set to 0.0.0.0. More detailed version of this instruction is here.
It automatically redirects you to the playground and starts linux, no any additional actions required.
Thank you so much for the DNS, i couldn't access the browser due to not being able to sign into PSN and was browsing through the sony website looking for a google plus link, it was time consuming, but now the playground appears straight away! :D

Now the linux distro is booting, Thanks a lot for your help :)

Re: PS4 Linux. Steam + Emulators + office out of the box

Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 6:02 am
by PixelButts
It's come to my attention that Virtual Desktop spaces aren't available in it's current state.

Any chance of getting this functionality into it?