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MSXHub

https://www.msxhub.com

MSXHub is a MSX application to download and install software from the internet using an UNAPI compatible network card.

Installation

Requirements

  • An MSX2 compatible computer
  • MSX-DOS2
  • InterNestor Lite
  • An UNAPI compatible network card

As far as I know, there is no emulator capable to emulate a network card on the MSX, so this software can only run on real hardware.

To install it in your MSX computer, make sure it's connected to the internet and run those commands from MSX-DOS2:

md A:\HUB
cd A:\HUB
hget http://msxhub.com/hub.com

Download

Usage

Before start using it, MSXHub needs to be configured:

hub configure

Install your first program (msx-vi):

hub install vi

List all packages available to download and install:

hub list

Show all installed packages:

hub installed

Uninstall a package:

hub uninstall vi

Contributing

Pull requests are welcome. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.

Build requirements

  • GNU Make
  • Docker (It's using a docker image to compile using SDCC)

License

GNU General Public License v3.0

Acknowledgements

  • Nestor Soriano for creating InterNestor Lite and for releasing the source code of hget.
  • Javi Lavandeira for the fantastic Relearning MSX tutorials, that made me re-introduce to the MSX world.
  • All the people behind the MSX Assembly Page. Probably the biggest source of documentation for MSX developers.
  • Everyone in the msx.org forums. You guys always helped me when I had questions.