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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2005

    Video: HPR: PS3 Homebrew Network with PKG Installer by Kmeaw

    Today kmeaw has made available a video proof-of-concept of his upcoming HPR, a PS3 homebrew network PKG repository which includes a built-in PKG Installer alongside BM (Backup Manager) Enabler LV2 V5 PKG followed by BM (Backup Manager) Enabler LV2 V6 PKG.

    Download: HPR.PKG Homebrew PKG Repository for PS3 / PS3 View of HPR Version 1 / PS3 View of HPR Version 2 / PS3 View of HPR Version 3

    Here are some POC details thus far from kmeaw via IRC:

    Homebrew PKG Repository (HPR) is currently a WIP but runs on a PS3 with a built-in PKG installer, basically, it is a very simple embedded Web browser that can install PKGs.

    It uses HTTP to download PKG files and supports a small subset of HTML, as the builtin PS3 browser is much better than this one in displaying HTML but it cannot install PKGs although a complex markup for package descriptions isn't necessary.

    Finally, he has also made available a first version of PS3 View of HPR above for those who wish to give it a try!

    More PlayStation 3 News...

  2. #2
    serial2305 Guest
    that's awesome bro! keep the freakin real good work up. kingsize!

  3. #3
    barrybarryk Guest
    now thats going to come in handy, i wonder if it checks the firmware version on the ps3 so it grabs the correct package (signed unsigned etc)

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    It's now available, I will add the HPR.PKG file to the first post as well.

  5. #5
    Aba Guest
    Good, but I think Deans addition of DemonHades PSX store into his manager is a better choice http://www.ps4news.com/forums/ps3-ha...tml#post359028

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    johnsmith000 Guest
    sorry what exactly does this do?

  7. #7
    condorstrike Guest
    good potential, the problem with these type of Homebrew repositories is the up-keeping, hopefully it becomes big enough.

  8. #8
    money15 Guest
    it sends me back to the xmb when i run it.

  9. #9
    h8t3d Guest
    Got the same problem... i run it and it sends me back to xmb.

  10. #10
    Jes03 Guest
    Wondering when someone will make a PKG installer over network from your PC.

    Now that'll be a very useful homebrew to have.

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