Ubuntu 9.10 and VICE 2.2

A brief note if you’re running the VICE emulator in Ubuntu with the instructions I posted years ago: The updates for Ubuntu to 9.10 and for VICE to version 2.2 seem to play nice together.

Nice to see that it still works, more than three years after I figured it out. I wish I could always be so lucky. :)

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3 Responses to “Ubuntu 9.10 and VICE 2.2”


  1. 1 Douglas 2010/02/11 at 5:58 AM

    Vice worked for me in 8.10 but never since. I hate it because that is my favorite emulator. It says C64MEM: Error – Couldn’t load kernal ROM `kernal’.

    Why does it do this now and not before?

    • 2 K.Mandla 2010/02/11 at 7:02 AM

      Are you following the howto, or are you installing it from the Ubuntu repositories? The versions that are distributed with Ubuntu have the kernel ROMs stripped out, because of licensing issues. That’s the exact message you should get if you try to run Vice without manually tracking down the kernel ROM files, and forcibly implanting them into the proper directory in the Vice program tree.

      If you remove the Ubuntu version completely (aptitude remove --purge), then rebuild the emulator as the howto describes, the kernel ROMs are included in the source package, and they are installed as part of the compilation process. It should work; let me know if you still have problems. But avoid the Ubuntu version, since it really doesn’t “just work.” :|

  2. 3 stephan 2010/03/30 at 1:52 AM

    The instrcuctions given on that other side to compile Vice 2.2 do not work for me (on Ubuntu 64 9.10 / AMD). It stops with an error while in the configure-proces:

    checking how to run the C++ preprocessor… /lib/cpp
    configure: error: C++ preprocessor “/lib/cpp” fails sanity check
    See `config.log’ for more details.

    Not that I’d have any clue what that is.


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