Basilisk 2 in Mint 13?

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Basilisk 2 in Mint 13?

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Ok, I'm a BIG fan of the Marathon Trilogy. Still run a few old school Macs, along with my first Performa I got new. Well, I have multiple versions of Marathon running on my Mac machines. That's all fine and dandy when I'm home but I travel a lot. So here's my dilema.

I'm running Linux Mint 13 on a Gateway MX6447 laptop. 2 Ghz AMD Turion64 processor, 1.5 gb of ram, and yada yada. I've never run a Mac emulator on a PC before, let alone in Linux. So I Googled it, in search of an answer. From what I read, Basilisk II would be the best option since I have the roms from my Performa and Quadra. Then, I searched for the deb package. Found the 64 bit version in a Debian repository. Took forever to get it to stop showing the error there is no X. Now, using my roms I pulled, it says it cannot open the ROM file. Is there something I am missing here, or what? Also, once I get it to load the ROM, what else is needed to run the Mac OS in BasiliskII?

Thanks for any help you can give!


Edit:
Saw mention of PearPC now. Installed it, but not sure how to run it. Suggestions for this instead would be fine. Or whichever would work better. Thanks!
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Re: Basilisk 2 in Mint 13?

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lesbian_gamer_girl wrote:Debian repository
You generally cannot use debian .debs on an ubuntu based version.
[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.

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Re: Basilisk 2 in Mint 13?

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Here is the project homepage:
http://basilisk.cebix.net/

http://basilisk.cebix.net/README
What does the configuration file say?

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cat ~/.basilisk_ii_prefs
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Re: Basilisk 2 in Mint 13?

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Ok, did a reinstall of Mint 13 LXDE and starting from scratch. Have the source downloaded on my desktop. Have installed the build-essential stuff, and tried to compile the source code. Running ./compile gives the scrolling data in Terminal, and ends saying this:

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configure: error: You need X11 to run Basilisk II.
Googling it didn't get me anywhere. Not sure where to go from here since I've never seen this error.
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Re: Basilisk 2 in Mint 13?

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lesbian_gamer_girl wrote:Ok, did a reinstall of Mint 13 LXDE and starting from scratch.
Do you mean Mint 12 LXDE?

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configure: error: You need X11 to run Basilisk II.
Googling it didn't get me anywhere. Not sure where to go from here since I've never seen this error.
Google got me this:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1836266
linking to the Emacualation homepage:
http://emaculation.com/doku.php/compili ... r_basilisk
http://emaculation.com/doku.php/basiliskii_linux_setup
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Re: Basilisk 2 in Mint 13?

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FYI the Marathon engine has been open-sourced and ported to x86 and SDL, so it runs natively on Linux, OSX, and Windows. Google AlephOne.
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