While the retro gaming world collectively download roms and argue about legality some gamers are wondering whether or not to purchase a raspberry pi 3 to commit to retro gaming.
It’s Linux And Windows Compatible – No Pi Required
What you need is essentially this link. Also worth mentioning that if you are using Linux Mint 18 or any other Ubuntu based installation of Linux these instructions work just fine.
Or, compile the latest version yourself.
Make sure everything is up to date
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install -y libsdl2-dev libboost-system-dev libboost-filesystem-dev libboost-date-time-dev libboost-locale-dev libfreeimage-dev libfreetype6-dev libeigen3-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libasound2-dev libgl1-mesa-dev build-essential cmake git
Download the latest source
git clone https://github.com/Aloshi/EmulationStation
Compile and install it
cd EmulationStation git checkout unstable cmake . make sudo make install
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