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Installing Linux on the X5000

Upon reading the title of today’s blog you may be wondering why upon purchasing a very expensive custom-made motherboard primarily with the purpose of running Amiga OS on it, would you now be wanting to install a rival operating system?   Well, for those who were not aware, although the X5000 was designed with Amiga OS as the main operating in system in mind, it will also support other operating systems.

Driving games on the X5000

For those of you who read one of my previous posts on Rick Dangerous would have spotted a request for more driving games on Amiga OS4. As I use the online moniker of Outrun1978 on various Amiga forums, it should probably come as no surprise that I am a big fan of the racing game genre having been mesmerised from a young age by that big red Ferrari arcade cabinet that was Outrun by Sega.

Music playback on the X5000

Today has seen an update to the A-Eon Enhancer Software package that came bundled with my X5000 motherboard to the latest version 1.3.  Rather than cover what has been updated on this latest round of updates,  I thought I would look at a specific piece of software which comes with the A-EON enhancer pack that has been updated and which forms an essential part of the X5000 experience in terms of it being your main day to day use music player.

RickD – New Amiga OS4.1 port

Amiga OS 4.1 users were greeted with a new game to play with this past week with the release of RickD, from HunoPPC who along with his team has gained notoriety on  the Amiga scene for a number of welcome ports to the platform. I say this is a new game to play with, but in reality, it is an […]

The arrival in the post of some Amiga goodies!

This morning, Mr delivery man delivered not one item, but two items of Amiga goodies for me to unwrap and play around with.

The first item to pop through my letter box was the latest bi-monthly issue of Amiga Future which for those who do not know is now the only full-time published Amiga magazine published both in English and German.  It is also the oldest Amiga magazine in publication and has been going now for close to 20 years.

Word processing options on the X5000

I’m inspired for today’s post by a comment that someone made to me via a user local user group, where they commented that it was great that I am showing off a modern Next Generation Amiga machine as a computer that you would use for everyday tasks.

SNES9X- Super Nintendo Emulator

Today I am going to take a look at Snes9X  a Super Nintendo Emulator which has been ported across to Amiga OS4.1 by the very talented HunoPPC whose work in porting a lot of games to the platform means that we are not totally starved of games.