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!

How to install and run NitrOS9 EOU with an RTC

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 […]

PyDriveWire tutorial video added

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.

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

How to tweak MAME UI/Key mappings

A new video has just been posted to YouTube and is in the play list on the “Videos” page her on the site covering how to tweak the MAME UI to re-map the “PAUSE” key making it not P, and how to custom map a few CoCo-Specific keys within the emulator such as the “Break”, […]

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