Tag Archives: IECHost

IECHost GUI client version 3.8.9 released

Version 3.8.9 of the IECHost GUI client is now available within my¬†Software page. Binaries are available for Windows, macOS (Intel), Linux x86_64 and armv7l. This is a minor release for a few enhancements and bug fixes. Details of the changes … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI Client: firmware updates under macOS

MacOS users will be glad to know that I managed to finish the code to perform firmware updates for IECHost from within the GUI Client application. I am hoping I will be able to release the update soon as part … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client version 3.8.8 released for macOS too

In case you hadn’t noticed yet, binaries of the IECHost GUI client version 3.8.8 for MacOS were made available in my Software page. For the time being macOS builds are still provided on a best-effort basis. Specifically in this case, … Continue reading

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Making my GTK applications available for macOS

A while ago I was exploring the possibility of distributing my GTK applications for macOS. At the time I was having an issue with my distribution packages that turned out to be a show stopper.I eventually moved on and lost … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client version 3.8.8 released

Version 3.8.8 of the IECHost GUI client is now available within my Software page. This is a minor release for a few enhancements and bug fixes. Details of the changes are available through the issue tracker.

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IECHost GUI client updates

While I was checking the recently integrated directory listing preview in CBM Flux Studio, I noticed that a few characters were not displaying properly. After checking things in CCS64, I came to the conclusion that I was not using an … Continue reading

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IECHost Tools updates

A few days back I was working at a few updates to the IECHost NIB Tools, as requested by Mads from The Transfer Team. Let’s have a look at the changelog: The directory listing decoding I added in version 1.4 is quite … Continue reading

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Fat tracks on Commodore disks: myth or truth? Investigating the case of Maniac Mansion

Maniac Mansion, the 1987 version, is protected against copies using what is often referred to as a “fat track”: data perfectly identical and aligned across multiple tracks and half tracks. As Pete Rittwage’s website suggests, Maniac Mansion uses a fat … Continue reading

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Another donation from Ruben: a custom IECHost enclosure!

I can’t overstate how much effort Ruben has put into helping me to get the IECHost project to the next level, i.e. nibbling protected disks with a 1571: donations, testing, motivation, and now even a cool acrylic enclosure for my … Continue reading

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Flux Studio: an evolution of my recent work on NIB Display

I decided that due to the circular nature of track data in G64 files, these are most suited to be drawn on a circle. I also figured out that, in order to be able to resolve flux reversals in a … Continue reading

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