Running PSX with Games application from Software Manager

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jameskga
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Running PSX with Games application from Software Manager

Post by jameskga » Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:42 pm

I can't find the directory ~/.config/gnome-games/platforms/PLATFORM/system where I'm supposed to put the PlayStation BIOS (and where 'PLATFORM' is SegaGenesis or any system).

It's referenced here in the documentation: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Games/Docum ... figuration

Why can't I find it?

I am supposed to be able to edit .libretro files in the $(libdir)/libretro directory which I also can't find. I installed Games using Flatpak.

That is according to this link: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Games/Docum ... riptorSpec

Am I supposed to create these files and directories myself? Shouldn't they already exist because libretro was installed with Games?

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Mint Xfce 18.3 (64-bit)
I am referring to the new Games application installable as a flatpak. It is very ambiguous what it does or doesn't do. And I don't know how to add in my PSX BIOS or if it even has an emulator. It says it does, and special firmware such as BIOS is only a matter of adding it to that directory. Which as I said before, the directory doesn't exist. I made it and put the file there to no avail. It crashes to black screen.
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Re: Running PSX with Games application from Software Manager

Post by deepakdeshp » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:11 am

https://flatpak.org/getting.html
Try

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.    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexlarsson/flatpak
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install flatpak  
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