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Instant Raspberry Pi Gaming by Shea Silverman

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Installing RetroPie (Intermediate)

This task will start by guiding you on how to download and install the RetroPie project. You will then learn how to add games and run the RetroPie frontend, EmulationStation. RetroPie currently emulates and runs MAME, Genesis, Super NES, NES, PSX, GameBoy, NXEngine, Apple ][, x86, Duke Nukem 3D, and Doom games.

Getting ready

You will need:

  • A Raspberry Pi
  • An SD card with the official Raspberry Pi OS, Raspbian, properly loaded
  • A USB keyboard
  • A USB mouse
  • A 5V 1A power supply with Micro-USB connector
  • A network connection
  • And a screen hooked up to your Raspberry Pi

How to do it...

For installing RetroPie, perform the following steps:

  1. At the command line, enter sudo apt-get update.
  2. Next, type sudo apt-get install git dialog.
  3. Now ...

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