Wii Linux now with WIFI!

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  1. Screemer
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    Screemer GBAtemp Maniac

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  2. Bninja1v

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    Sounds Awesome. [​IMG]
     
  3. piratesmack

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    hell yeah!. gonna try to install slackintosh on my wii now
     
  4. speendash

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    Awesome !

    so thats mean if my wii is conect to the net by wifi i can now use net with linux , right ?

    and for flash application? firefox can be instal ?

    what about wallpaper for desktop ?

    sorry to many question ^^ maybe there is a FAQ ?
     
  5. computerboy

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    I don't think Firefox works with that amount of RAM (64 mb I think)
     
  6. Midnightzak

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    Can someone give a run down of what this will actually allow the general user to do? What linux applications that are worth having will be capable of running on the Wii using this?

    I apologize ahead of time as I am less than a Linux novice, and thanks for any details you can post!
     
  7. fishears

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    This is a REAL breakthrough. Well done & thank you to all involved!
     
  8. emupaul

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    would be cool if it ran quickly, maybe one day it will.
     
  9. UranusKiller

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  10. fishears

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    Can't find root device mmcblk0p2.... What did I do wrong? I'm booting from mini....

    Scratch that. I'm being a dork. I had it on the wrong SD card (not partitioned for Linux)
    [​IMG]
     
  11. emupaul

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    could we mod probe dvd drives connected to the usb ports?
     
  12. kLiNiKaL

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    holy shizzle

    this is by far the most interesting thing to happen to the wii in weeks

    time to go play [​IMG]
     
  13. WiiThoko

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    Been waiting for this since I first found out about Wii Linux [​IMG]
     
  14. chA1nBull3t

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    Oh god I've been waiting so long for this. Can't wait to play around with this!
     
  15. s3phir0th115

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    I'm glad to see that people are actually taking advantage of bootmii's lower level code.

    Perhaps there will be a version of Gentoo created for the Wii, much like there is for the Xbox 1. (Well, Xbox360 too, but it's extremely annoying to get running.)
     
  16. muzz

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    I believe the bliight linux image is gentoo based
     
  17. WiiThoko

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    I can't get it to work. It hangs at some sonics ssid thing (can't remember exactly what it was)
     
  18. Justin121994

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    Can someone post a video of it running please???? Or a tutorial on how to get it running. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  19. kLiNiKaL

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    i now have full flash running using a light weight gecko browser...

    am still playing and adding repo's etv.. but am really getting into this am gonna try and see if i can remaster something useful for linux newbies [​IMG]
     
  20. muzz

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    Easy: http://www.gc-linux.org/wiki/WL:Wifi_Configuration

    If you need help with setting up an running environment here is the easiest method for those not wanting to search and learn more:

    http://www.gc-linux.org/wiki/WL:whiite-linux-installer

    @wiiThoko

    Make sure you're trying to get wifi under mini not IOS

    Extra features of MIKE p3 when running under mini (vs IOS)

    * EHCI (USB 2.0) is supported
    * Increased I/O bandwidth for SDHC, USB 1.x and USB 2.0
    * Additional 11 MB of RAM are available
    * Internal WLAN is supported
     
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