reinstall grub 2 in IcAROS desktop

Reinstall grub2 if stuffs go wrong :   I had a problem this morning when booting my machine. Screen stayed blank at the first step of the boot, instead of displaying the grub screen. This comes from the dma on my computer. So I disabled dma with “nodma” option in grub, now. I don’t have […]

mount an ISO file in IcAROS desktop

So you have an ISO file and want to access it without having to burn a DVD ? Here is what you have to do : – copy the file (iso) to the drawer “AROS:Diskimages” – rename it as Unit0 – add this into the file AROS:Devs/Mountlist ISO: FileSystem = cdrom.handler Device = fdsk.device Unit       […]

icaros desktop tutorial

This article is there to help you understanding how to install / update the last official IcAROS release : IcAROS 1.5.2 WIP5, what it is made of, what you have to expect of it, and some workarounds on some issues. I am very happy to have downloaded it, and even if some stuffs don’t work […]

install dopus on regular IcAROS desktop

Introduction :   Yepa, that’s fantastic : DOpus 5.9 has finally been released, 15 years after the 5.89. http://aros-exec.org/modules/news/index.php?storytopic=4 That’s really fantastic, and I can hear the sounds of many people saying, I want it running on my IcAros ! There are two main ways to get DOpus running on IcAROS : – Install DOpus […]

access amiga FFS Hard Drive (or CF) under ubuntu

Today a simple trick. It is sometimes needed for us, amigans, to access the internal hard drive (or compact flash) that fits normaly inside our beloved Amiga 1200. Many articles around the internet speak about accessing it from Win-UAE under Windows, but I did not find many of them speaking about accessing it under Ubuntu. […]