Monthly archives: April, 2014

making your HxC slim floppy emulator work with your Amiga 1200 ESCOM

The problem : When I received my HxC slim floppy drive emulator, I was very excited. My original floppy drive was 15 years old, and was not working properly, making a lot of noise, and killed 2 of my floppies. When I plug it into my amiga and switch it on, nothing seems to work…


OWB problem with the SSL CA cert on IcAROS

What versions ? This article is about those software versions : – Odyssey Web Browser (OWB) v 1.16.2 – IcAROS 1.5.2-2 Your question can be : I have problem surfing in https with OWB. It says that he has a problem with the SSL CA certificate. This can be an error 60 : Unable to…


share over the network between IcAROS and Ubuntu

Introduction : Sharing files over the network is something like an obligation nowadays. I personnally don’t like Windows, so I won’t speak about this side. I prefer the dark side : linux, especially ubuntu (here 12.04LTS). Anyway, samba is samba, so it should work with every linux distrib. As we speak about computering @home, we…


my IcAROS /boot/grub/grub.cfg file (only icaros before 1.5.2)

I gives this to you to explain how you can play with graphical modes (cf this post) and switch between VESA and NATIVE modes under IcAROS. The first menu entry is begining at the line menuentry “Icaros Desktop”. The first entry in the list is the one that will be used by default. There is…


playing with graphical modes inside IcAROS (VESA/native nouveau.hidd)

VESA : VESA is perfect for compatibility with ALL the gfx cards. For more informations about VESA : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VESA But it is slow, and Warp 3D is badly supported. Also, you can have problems changing graphical modes (need to restart the comp’), or even finding a mode that fits your needs and your screen (for…


install AROS hosted i386 on linux ubuntu

This is quite simple, but requires to follow some important steps. After done, you’ll be able to get an AROS window opening just after the login screeen. I’ve seen many tutorials or posts where they explain how not to have to care about the password, but I think that if you want to get to…


ubuntu light install

This article is meant to explain simply, and step by step, how to create a light installation of ubuntu 12.04LTS. Unity, Gnome, KDE are very heavy. It cannot run there, on my DELL Optiplex GX280 2Gb RAM. This is quite a challenge to have a modern environment on such an old comp (at least 6-8…


my openbox autostart file

For use with the openbox windows manager package (have a look to this article about installing a light ubuntu 12.04LTS). This file should be placed there : ~/.config/openbox/autostart The modified or added lines are Bold/Italic….


TOSEC Project

http://www.amigaimpact.org/forums/topic/le-projet-tosec/ http://www.tosecdev.org/ https://archive.org/details/Commodore_Amiga_TOSEC_2012_04_10    


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