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.
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!
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
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”, […]
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!
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 […]
Tired of the same old background on your CoCo-Pi? Wish you had more options? Wish there was one that fit a wide-screen monitor? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes” then we have a small treat for you! A variety of CoCo-Pi desktop images are now available for you to use on […]
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 […]
After weeks of work, the latest version of the CoCo-Pi distribution is being released into the wild. There have been many changes since the last version. Most notably, a “unified” SD card image that is compatible with the RPi3, RPi4 and RPi400 as well as an X-Windows desktop environment. This new image is based on […]