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propose installing SDL on Linux #3753

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anarcat commented Mar 14, 2018

"hardware abstraction" didn't mean anything for me when I tried the emulator at first on Debian. In #2621, it was proposed to suggest installing SDL: do so here, although we do it for all platforms...

propose installing SDL on Linux
"hardware abstraction" didn't mean anything for me when I tried the emulator at first on Debian. In #2621, it was proposed to suggest installing SDL: do so here, although we do it for all platforms...

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wallabako integration #2621

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KenMaltby commented Mar 14, 2018

Great! I'll be able to play Half-Life on my Kobo?

@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ local function probeDevice()
-- return require("device/newport/device")
-- end
error("did not find a hardware abstraction for this platform")
error("did not find a hardware abstraction for this platform, maybe you need to install SDL if you're on Linux?")

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Except for Linux But Not Really™ Android they're definitely all Linux. :-P

I'd say something like

Could not find hardware abstraction for this platform. If you are trying to run the emulator, please ensure SDL is installed.

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of course. :) i just copy-pasted your blurb, see if that works.

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Frenzie commented Mar 14, 2018

Great! I'll be able to play Half-Life on my Kobo?

Hasn't anyone ported Doom to it yet? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Doom_source_ports#Portable_devices

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