ZuneView, the modern pictures editing solution for AROS

Why ? Because i think that ICAROS has to be known ! because ZuneView is a modern and complete solution. Main Window : Some use and effects : Settings : Other effects and tools available : crop rotate (all way) flip (all directions) statistical filter convolution adding exif meta datas to the file support for PNG and…


migrating your amiga OS 3.9 from FFS to SFS on your A1200

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Why ? FFS is “Fast File System” SFS is “Smart File System” With FFS : I’ve been more than once in front of the problem of partition validating for ages in cause of a crash when some writing was going. This is not so annoying when it is a FD that is 880Kb big, but…


Amicloud howto, review and links – when the cloud comes to AROS and amiga OS3.9 classic (and all others : windows/linux/mac/morphos/aos4…)

What is Amicloud, and why use it ? Hi, today an article on Amicloud. Amicloud is like dropbox, google drive, owncloud… is it a “cloud” solution. Many people say that “there is no cloud, but only another people’s computer”. They are half right. There is not only a server, but also a client software which…


Running OWB from the RAM Disk to improve browsing speed

Speed comparison : I’ve made a little video to show the difference. It’s proved : OWB speed is much better when running from RAM Disk. How to automate : I think the best is to add a little script which copy OWB drawer from SYS:Utilities to RAM Disk: into your User-Startup So add this :…


demo time on my A1200

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If there is something i have loved from the first second, and still LOOOOOVE to do, is watching demos. So let’s have some Groove, WHDLoaded OFCOZ ! : So now, a trip with Mikael Balle and Jesper Kyd :    


my amiga corner

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Welcome to my wonderfull Amiga Corner. So, let’s have a look : More photos on my icaros there : my icaros box More photos on my emulated A4000 + tuto there : my emulated amiga 4000 More photos of my A1200 there : my a1200 Some Goodies : my last D7 of my demo swapping period my…


surfing facebook, blogging and watching youtube videos with AROS

OWB is a wonderfull tool : watch videos under Youtube, blogging, loosing time under facebook It is a CSS/HTML5 capable, and stunning fast ! Please, to be able to use OWB confortably, read this article : OWB Odyssey Web Browser tips&tricks You want to browse even faster, copoy OWB to ram : Running OWB from the RAM…


some photos of my amiga 1200 after being recapped (+ some goodies) by Amedia Computer

Thanx to Amedia Computer (Franck) who did this wonderfull work. Hardware photos : Time for reconstruction : Some screen photos :


how to transparently emulate an amiga 4000 that boots fast and gets to the workbench automaticaly like if you were on a real amiga (20s to boot in video!)

goal Having an emulated amiga 4000 (040+256Mb RAM) that launch itself without doing anything everyone seems to have some little emulated amiga, so here is my way. it allows me to test many things i couldn’t be able to test on my real amiga 1200 i like to do things by myself, and share my…


OWB Odyssey Web Browser : how to configure it for a confortable and stable surf time

Why taking so much care of OWB : OWB is a crucial but a little bit sensible application. I personnally find it very fast and usefull. I use it for webmailing, browsing my blog, going on http://aros-exec.org, http://youtube.com, etc… Most of all, it is becoming better and better at each new version. Links to refer…


Janus-uae coherency guide

This applies to all version of Icaros starting from 1.5.2 What is coherency ? Cohenrency is a mode that exists only in Janus-UAE. It allows opening UAE windows directly on the top of Wanderer, as if they were normal programs, and not emulated. So the emulation is almost transparent for the user. Janus-UAE tip&tricks :…


icaros native installation advices, bios and grub parameters

This applies to versions : icaros 1.5.2 icaros 2.0 icaros 2.0.1 icaros 2.1 icaros 2.1.1 icaros 2.1.2 icaros 2.1.3 There is not point using older versions. Links to refer to : http://www.icarosdesktop.com/icarosfiles/IcarosDesktop_manual.pdf https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Aros/User/AmigaLegacy This thread is *important* :  Icaros Desktop 2.0 caveats and work-arounds other docs are listed inside the sections below….


troubleshooting icaros SMB crash “exec housekeeper”

The problem : After a fresh installation of 2.1.0, 2.1.1, 2.1.2 or 2.1.3, you try to save SMB (samba) share mount parameters on your ahci/sata/ata drive, and you get a crash. [Note : is it coming from the fact it is a guest only samba share ? Must try to configure an AROS samba share…


configure ubuntu for music creation

This tutorial works on every version of Ubuntu begining from the version 10, with some little details. Music production on linux is very powerfull, but as many things on linux, it needs some efforts to make it work properly. With the last versions of ubuntu, the hardware is almost everytime recognized, so you won’t have…


reinstall grub 2 in IcAROS

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

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 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

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…


smb share on linux with amiga 1200 and easynet pcmcia eth

I’ve made an article about this for IcAROS http://thewetmachine.net/?p=755, so, now, one is needed for Amiga 1200 classic. The best way to surf the network, download programs, … today with an amiga 1200 classic is its original case, is buying an easynet pcmcia card : http://amiga.amedia-computer.com/index.php/catalogue/infos/1/1/LC_EASYNETRJ45 For me network is better than sharing usb keys,…


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….


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