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Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 (PS3) Help
« on: January 21, 2009, 06:18:49 pm »
I just got YDL 6.1 install on my PS3 everything is running smooth! Including Mame I think it's SDL Mame. Anyway I downloaded and installed this frontend http://www.mameworld.net/mamecat/ because I couldn't get Wah-Cade setup correctly. The problem I'm having is the frontend wants me to locate the Mame executable file but me being a Linux newbie I can't for the life of me locate this file.

In the Mame folder located in Usr/Share all is in there are roms folder and Mame/ini. Can anyone help? :(

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Re: Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 (PS3) Help
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2009, 07:45:43 am »
Open a terminal and type the following:

locate sdlmame

This should tell you where it is located. It will throw up a few things that match, but hopefully not too many. On my Ubuntu 8.10 box, it's located in '/usr/games/sdlmame' (however, the config folder is '/usr/local/share/games/sdlmame/roms', not what you have).

If it doesn't find it, you may need to update the database:

sudo updatedb (or su updatedb) - I don't know if YDL uses sudo or su normally. Then try locate sdlmame again.
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Re: Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 (PS3) Help
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2009, 12:34:39 am »
Open a terminal and type the following:

locate sdlmame

This should tell you where it is located. It will throw up a few things that match, but hopefully not too many. On my Ubuntu 8.10 box, it's located in '/usr/games/sdlmame' (however, the config folder is '/usr/local/share/games/sdlmame/roms', not what you have).

If it doesn't find it, you may need to update the database:

sudo updatedb (or su updatedb) - I don't know if YDL uses sudo or su normally. Then try locate sdlmame again.
Hey there, thanks for the help! Those commands did work but only turned up some txt files it's kind of strange. When I open up a terminal and type in mame it loads up mame perfectly. Any ideas?

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Re: Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 (PS3) Help
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2009, 12:55:28 am »
Hey there, thanks for the help! Those commands did work but only turned up some txt files it's kind of strange. When I open up a terminal and type in mame it loads up mame perfectly. Any ideas?
Yep, try: locate mame

The executable must be called 'mame' on your machine, not sdlmame.

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Re: Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 (PS3) Help
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2009, 01:06:30 am »
Thanks man that worked! I really appreciate the help :)

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Re: Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 (PS3) Help
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2009, 01:33:08 am »
Thanks man that worked! I really appreciate the help :)

No problem - it's nice to see a few more machines running Linux :)

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Re: Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 (PS3) Help
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2009, 06:59:45 am »
I don't know about you, but I found YD linux on the PS3 to be more trouble than it's worth.  What do you think of it so far?


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Re: Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 (PS3) Help
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2009, 01:55:40 pm »
Thanks man that worked! I really appreciate the help :)

No problem - it's nice to see a few more machines running Linux :)
Oh I agree!! :)

I don't know about you, but I found YD linux on the PS3 to be more trouble than it's worth.  What do you think of it so far?


Well I had some trouble getting it installed at first. But after that everything seemed to go pretty smooth. I do have one a little problem with MAME though. Seems the version I'm running is 128 U3 and when playing Mortal Kombat it runs perfectly but after awhile it'll get all choopy and slow :(


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Re: Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 (PS3) Help
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2009, 11:41:48 am »
Can you watch downloaded Netfilx on a PS3 through Linux?