EmulationStation



  • Hi all.  First post here.  :) I love the product you have put together.  I especially like the changes made to EmulationStation (them music, input mapping, etc.).  I run ES/RA on a Lubuntu 15.10 system and was wondering if the ES that recalbox uses is available to download/install on Linux?  Right now I install ES from their PPA but it does not have all of the additions that the recalbox version has. TIA! John



  • I think I found my answer:  https://github.com/recalbox/recalbox-emulationstation/tree/recalbox-buildroot Now I just need to figure out what to do with it.  :) John



  • OK...I have been able to successfully compile Aloshi's ES on Lubuntu 15.10 x64 but the recalbox version is giving me issues (namely SDL errors).  Any guidance would be appreciated! John



  • I got this going by installing all the requirements listed under the emulationstation github readme...

    sudo apt-get install libsdl2-dev libboost-system-dev libboost-filesystem-dev libboost-date-<span class="pl-k">time</span>-dev libboost-locale-dev libfreeimage-dev libfreetype6-dev libeigen3-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libasound2-dev libgl1-mesa-dev build-essential cmake fonts-droid

    And these extra couple:

    sudo apt-get install libsdl2-mixer-dev libboost1.58-all-dev

    Then just follow the rest of the instructions.  Hope this helps!



  • Thank you for the info Corey.  I am going to run through this now. John



  • Had a different failure this time: /home/odonnellj/recalbox-emulationstation/es-app/src/NetworkThread.cpp: In member function ‘void NetworkThread::run()’: /home/odonnellj/recalbox-emulationstation/es-app/src/NetworkThread.cpp:35:5: error: ‘RecalboxConf’ has not been declared if(RecalboxConf::getInstance()->get("updates.enabled") == "1") { ^ es-app/CMakeFiles/emulationstation.dir/build.make:284: recipe for target 'es-app/CMakeFiles/emulationstation.dir/src/NetworkThread.cpp.o' failed make[2]: *** [es-app/CMakeFiles/emulationstation.dir/src/NetworkThread.cpp.o] Error 1 CMakeFiles/Makefile2:246: recipe for target 'es-app/CMakeFiles/emulationstation.dir/all' failed make[1]: *** [es-app/CMakeFiles/emulationstation.dir/all] Error 2 Makefile:136: recipe for target 'all' failed make: *** [all] Error 2


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