The preconfigured Amiga ROM, OS and application software files
distributed with Amiga Forever (Plus Edition and Premium Edition
DVDs) can directly be used with different GNU/Linux ports of the UAE and
Fellow Amiga emulation software. For easiest cross-platform access we
Plus Edition, which has the option (under Windows) to build a
platform-neutral DVD ISO image, or the Premium Edition
(which includes a physical DVD).
While not officially supported on GNU/Linux, the Windows version Amiga
Forever 2016 has been independently tested to install and run under
Wine and using the
Note: The cross-platform content in Amiga Forever is not as user friendly as the Windows
version. It is intended for a more technical audience who is already familiar
with emulation on the intended platform.
Amiga Forever includes GNU/Linux binaries of UAE and related settings
files which make it possible to run the Workbench 3.X environment without
further configuration on x86 systems such as Debian, Knoppix, etc. These are
stored in the Private/Linux directory on the Amiga Forever DVD. Actually,
this same configuration is invoked at the end of the
KX Light boot process (KX Light is a GNU/Linux distribution specifically
designed for use from the Amiga Forever DVD).
Please note that the Windows-only software included in Amiga Forever does
not run on GNU/Linux. This includes the Amiga Forever one-click launcher,
Software Director and Amiga Explorer. Also, there is no GNU/Linux-specific
installer included in Amiga Forever (the files have to be copied manually
from the Emulation directory of the Amiga Forever distribution to the
desired destination folder).
For additional cross-platform information, please refer to: