RetroPie 3.0 es_systems.cfg gone

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    Hi all –

    My fault, I didn’t backup, but I lost my es_systems.cfg file… I was fiddling with mupen64plus which got stuck and after rebooting my es_systems.cfg file was empty.

    Where can I find a default es_systems.cfg file? Mind that I need the one for ReotroPie 3.0 (i.e. the one with the _SYS_ args in the launch commands).

    Thanks in advance!



    By the way… For a reason I can’t see yet, emulationstation now seems to be looking for a config file in /home/pi/.emulationstation instead of /etc/emulationstation/

    That’s weird.. I always edited the one in /etc/emulationstation (which worked fine, also on v3 of retropie), and now ES doesn’t even seem to be looking there anymore.



    Emulationstation will look for both actually. If there’s one in ~/.emulationstation it will overwrite the one in /etc/emulationstation

    The /etc/ one is meant to be the default one and if you want to change something around in the es_systems.cfg copy it to ~/.emulationstation.

    That way if there’s an update for the es_systems.cfg it won’t overwrite your version and you can easily compare and add the changes to your es_systems.cfg if you want to.

    If you just want to get the one in /etc/ to be used, delete the one in ~/.emulationstation/



    Thanks for the clarification!

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