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RaspberryPi / RetroPie

Table Of Contents

  1. RaspberryPi
  2. RetroPie




RaspberryPi

  1. RPi SD cards

  2. WiFI
    • Auto-connect to a hidden SSID WiFi

      Add scan_ssid=1 to network parameters in /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf file

        ...
               
        network={
                ssid="your_hidden_SSID_here"
                scan_ssid=1                           <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
                psk="your_wifi_password_here"
        }
              
        ...
      
    • Scan for available networks
        sudo iwlist wlan0 scan
      
  3. Get useful information
    • Temperature
        /opt/vc/bin/vcgencmd measure_temp
      
    • Voltages
        for id in core sdram_c sdram_i sdram_p
        do
            echo -e "$id:\t$(vcgencmd measure_volts $id)"
        done
      


RetroPie

  1. Image/OS
  2. ROMs
    Some may contain viruses :( You have been warned
  3. Emulators
  4. Themes
    • Documentation: https://github.com/retropie/retropie-setup/wiki/themes
    • Custom Themes Installation

      Do git clone of theme repo in /opt/retropie/configs/all/emulationstation/themes directory (dir themes may not exists).

      This folder is symlinked to /home/pi/.emulationstation, which is one of the two locations ES can load themes from (source).

    • The Bezel Project: https://github.com/thebezelproject/BezelProject
  5. Splash Screens
    • Format: Use VLC to convert files into Video-H.264 + MP3 (MP4).

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