Announcing the relase of PearPCFront Beta 1!

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Announcing the relase of PearPCFront Beta 1!

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:arrow: Announcing the relase of PearPCFront Beta 1!

It's currently a work-in-progress.. but when you run it, you'll get the overall jist of things. Just one thing to note for now, your PearPC binaries must be in the \installdir\PearPC folder. I've included Richard Goodwin's "05.31.04, 12AMEDT" standard build with this.
Release plan for PearPCFront:
Beta 1: Today
Beta 2: Hopefully by Friday/Latest Sunday - Will have mannny more Wizards
Beta 3: 2 Weeks - Most (if not all) features and documentation will be done. This will be one of those "lets find all the bugs before we call it final" releases.
RTW v1: 2 Weeks + A few days ;-)
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Website: http://www.tekmaven.nu/PearPC

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8O

Okay, that's just f-ing amazing.
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I've been showing the Neowin forum's some screenshots over the last few days, sorry to give emaculation a big suprise like that 8).
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Cool! :D :D :D
That looks good.
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If the PearPC authors integrate this into PearPC (so this gui is not a seperate download), PearPC will be as good as Connectix/Microsoft Virtual PC. :D
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That is the goal mate!

Bugs I've found so far:
  • File -> Exit does not work (LOL, you can use the "x" though; that works, and has all of my exit code running)

    The window isn't resizable (Fix comming with next revision)
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And you need to include Header/Subheader information in some of the Wizard dialog boxes. ;)

Also, is there a way to specific different ppc executables for different VMs? I'm using several builds right now (SDL, 0.2pre, etc) and I have them named differently.
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Not right now, however I was going to include that soon.

The problem with PearPC is, that it can only be run once. So the only way to have two vms running is two copies of PearPC. My app needs to know where they all are ;-).

The reason why you want the feature isn't my reason for why we need it ;-) but, it will be there :-).
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Well I don't mean running two builds simultaneously, but rather closing one and starting a different build. I want to make sure there's a way I can specify that in this frontend.
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Yeah I know, I'm really bad at putting my thoughts to words today.. lol
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It might just be me, but whenever I browse for or save a config file My Computer shows up blank. You can still choose any place in there from the drop down menu but I figured you'd want to know.
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Post by Tekmaven »

w00t I'm on the frontpage :-).

Bugs that I know of so far:
Image creation is borked. Whoops :-).
File -> Exit does not work 8)
You might get a video.x error: place the video.x file in a folder with your images. (this is fixed in the next build)
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Wow! Very good job! It looks amazing and very well done! I am speechless :D :D :D
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Nice, but it would be truely amazing if you use APIs to grab onto the PearPC window and place it inside the configure tool (as an MDI form or something like that).

It's still the best GUI so far.
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Actually, I like it this way where the PPC window is free-floating. That way when you change resolutions in PPC you don't have the GUI still stuck to it.
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Spoofed url?

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I tried to follow the link to get the gui for pearpc and all I get is a damn gay porn site... :evil:
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brettcne wrote:I tried to follow the link to get the gui for pearpc and all I get is a damn gay porn site... :evil:
Me too...
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8O
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Post by ataxy »

Horny PearPC pages:
GayCore ????????
i was wondering :lol: :lol:
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Whoa now... that's a little off-topic, I'd say! :o
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Post by Cat_7 »

The original post was from last year! No need to revive it.

Lets lock this post, or remove it!

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Post by Mac Emu »

I think that the first three posts after the gay porno link make this thread knee-slapping HI-LARIOUS!

http://www.tekmaven.nu/PearPC

"Okay, that's just f-ing amazing."

"I've been showing the Neowin forum's some screenshots over the last few days, sorry to give emaculation a big suprise like that"

"Cool! :D :D :D
That looks good."
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ROTF! I didn't even think of them that way! :lol: :mrgreen:
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Cat_7 wrote:The original post was from last year! No need to revive it.

Lets lock this post, or remove it!

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Yeah you're right. I love url hijacking and a good firm bottom! :lol:

I can see my girlfriend sneeking up behind me an starting to second guess my convictions...."What are you doing" she asks, and I reply "Oh, well, I no longer like things pear shaped"

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