It’s been a busy day today for updates to the CoCo-Pi distribution. A MAME bug fix update was posted earlier today. Since then, I have resolved some script issues, MAME ini file updates and even added a new feature (which will be covered in detail at a later date). For now, more information about this […]
A new version of MAME is available that contains a bug fix related to the coco3 driver and the GIME. (You would see this as a blank green screen when launching a CoCo 3 with DECB). Big thank you to Tim Lindner resolving this issue! Perform an “Update CoCo-Pi from git repo” on the Administration […]
Even though the CoCo-Pi SD card installation image comes with a collection of Ron Delvaux’s pictures, I’ve created an automated process for updating this. As Ron creates new pictures (and shares them with me) they will be made available to CoCo-Pi users. To access this, you need to update your CoCo-Pi. Perform an “Update CoCo-Pi […]
Perform an “Update CoCo-Pi from git repo” on the Administration (Utilities) Menu and then install the this latest package. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10159460524692641/ Thanks, Ciaran!
I’m experimenting with a new GUI based Menu launcher for CoCo-Pi. It’s not complete yet, but you are welcome to try it. Select “Update CoCo-Pi from git repo” on the Administration (Utilities) Menu and then select “Run CoCo-Pi fix script’ on the same menu. After a reboot, you should see a new icon on your […]
It’s important to perform Raspberry Pi OS updates (separate from CoCo-Pi component updates) to ensure you are using up-to-date packages and the latest security patches. You can do this from a terminal session by issuing the following command: sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y && sudo apt autoremove -y Performing this step […]
Perform an “Update CoCo-Pi from git repo” on the Administration (Utilities) Menu and then install the this latest package. I don’t have a change log, but there are some obvious performance improvements. Thanks, Ciaran!
While not necessarily CoCo specific, CoCo-Pi includes a couple of different Video Game Music Players (VGM). There is a command line one called VGMPlay and a GUI based called Qmmp. You will find some sample VGM files in the /media/share1/vgm folder. If you get a chance, try it out!
A new video has been posted and added to the “Videos” page of this site showing how to download, install and run the latest NitrOS9 EOU (Ease of Use) edition, including setting it to default to RGB, 80 columns, and use a hardware emulated real-time clock (RTC). You’ll want to go to the Utilities and […]
A short video, covering the “basics” of using Michael Furmans’ PyDriveWire running on the CoCo-Pi will cover how to insert a disk into a DriveWire drive, how to boot up a CoCo using HDB DOS, making sure the Becker Port is turned “ON” and then loading software and swapping disks.