Thursday, May 2, 2019

Turn off RetroArch Bezels in RetroPie

Goto to the following locations

  1. RetroPie Main Menu
  2. Configuration Menu
  3. Configure basic libretro emulator options 
  4. Configure default options for all libretro emulators
  5. Overlay Enable (unset)
    • Change to disable

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Edit Config RertroPie

This is the easiest way to edit the RetroPie's config file to change some settings.

  • Open Putty (download it here)
  • Enter the IP address and click connect
  • Type the following commands
    • cd /
    • ls
    • cd /boot
    • sudo nano config.txt
  • Enter the following information at the end of the config file.
    • #Arcade1UP Power Button
    • dtoverlay=gpio-shutdown

  • Once the changes have been made, press Ctrl + X to save and exit. Remember to reboot your Raspberry Pi after making changes.
    • Then Y and Enter
  • Once back out the main terminal screen, type:
    • sudo reboot

SNES Style RetroPie

Here is a parts list for a simple RetroPie build that you can plug into your TV at home, in a hotel, or even camping in the RV.

For more info, check out my RetroPie Page.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Arcade1UP MOD

This is a current work in progress......
Will add video and pictures over the next few weeks.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

How to install a new Theme in RetroPie

  1. Install "WinSCP"
      Make sure you select Commander View.
  2. Locate the IP on your Pi
  3. Open the WinSCP, enter IP of the Pi, Enter Username "pi" password "raspberry"
  4. On the remote window (right side) click the Folder Up button twice to get to the root of the Pi.
    When you see folders bin and boot, then you are at the root.
  5. Navigate to /opt/retropie/configs/all/emulationstation/themes
  6. Copy the **unarchived** theme folder and all of the contents into the Themes folder.