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  • #3465
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    petro62
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    Sorry the generic title but it is true.

    I am completely new to all of this. I followed some online tutorials on how to get everything up and running. By all definition everything is up and running but I have a few issues

    The main screen where you select your emulator/games(Apple 2, nes,etc…) seems to be slightly oversized and then when I load games (sega,nes) they are just a small box in the middle of my tv.

    The menu part doesn’t bug me but I would like to get the games to use more of my tv’s screen.

    Also is there a better way to pick your game from the menu. I guess I should say how do I quickly pick a game out of a list of 900.

    Again I am extremely new to this so you may have to dumb things down a lot for me or if you have a link to a really great walk through that would be amazing. Thanks in advance.

    Oh so my pi is hooked up via hdmi in case that is important.

    #3466
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    supersirlink
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    I would start by checking the settings in the /Boot/config.txt for you video mode.

    Take a look here:
    http://elinux.org/RPi_config.txt

    Once you get a controller setup, there is a key to be able to jump by first letter or last played, ect…

    #3468
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    petro62
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    So can I edit the boot/config file from the pi or is that when I have to connect to a router and go through an FTP? Could you recommend a good free FTP. I downloaded one but when I typed in the inet address I couldn’t connect to the pi. I am sure I am doing something wrong just not sure what.

    Thanks for the help

    #3471
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    FreezX
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    @petro62: Do this with a wired connection to make sure it isn’t a wireless issue:

    Get a copy of FileZilla; I’m using it on my Arch Linux box with no issues. Just to make sure that you are using correctly, got to

    File>Site Manager>New Site

    And put in the address you got from ‘ifconfig’ on your pi.

    Also, in the drop down section labeled “Protocol” make sure you choose “SFTP” instead of “FTP”

    #3522
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    petro62
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    Thanks freezx I will give that a try. Now just to find the video mode and figure out what to change it to.

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