A new XRoar WIP package is available (0.37.756)

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!

Experimental GUI Menu launcher

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 […]

Raspberry Pi OS updates

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 […]

A new XRoar WIP package is available (0.37.561)

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!

CoCo-Pi & VGM Playing

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!

Latest XRoar WIP package now available for CoCo-Pi (again)!

Perform an “Update CoCo-Pi from git repo” on the Administration (Utilities) Menu and then install the this latest package. Ciaran remains very active with these updates. If they continue at this pace, I may move to a weekly update. 🙂 Thanks again, Ciaran!

Squanchy-BASIC now available on CoCo-Pi

Tim Lindner just released his Squanchy-BASIC project to the community. I pre-compiled it and made it available for the CoCo-Pi. You can find the SQUANCHY.DSK image in the /media/share1/SDC/TLINDNER folder. Tim’s project source is located here: https://github.com/tlindner/Squanchy-BASIC

Latest XRoar WIP package now available for CoCo-Pi

https://github.com/mrgw454/CoCo-Pi/commit/2427b724d66bf74b5608c64050731e3ab7a4c6d2 Perform an “Update CoCo-Pi from git repo” on the Administration (Utilities) Menu and then install the this latest package. Thanks, Ciaran!

MAME configuration file help

I recently saw a question about MAME configuration files in the #coco-pi Discord channel and wanted to provide a bit of information about them. I plan to cover more about it in a future video. [QUESTION] “…that mame.ini writeable flag is important. people can tweak with some mame settings without fear because whatever they try […]

CoCo-Pi setup instructions

CoCo-Pi “first boot” setup instructions [section 1 – downloading and copying CoCo-Pi image to SD card] Download CoCo-Pi compressed (zipped) SD card image file.Unzip file when download is complete.Verify MD5 checksum matches the *.img file. If not, you will need to re-download the zip file and verify again until the MD5 checksum matches the *.img […]

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