Below you can find the downloads for our various images and projects
TheRA EmulationStation Based Retrogaming OS
NOTE: DO NOT USE MS BROWSERS TO DOWNLOAD BE IT INTERNET EXPLORER OR EDGE AS WE HAVE REPORTS THAT DOWNLOADS DO NOT PROPERLY SUCCEED NOTE: 8GB CARD WILL NOT BE LARGE ENOUGH MOVING FORWARD FOR THOSE USING EXT STORAGE ONCE UPDATES BEGIN TO BE PUSHED. MINIMUM 16GB IS RECOMMENDED!
NOTE: If you use Etcher to decompress directly we do not provide any support for it. You should still manually decompress first.
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(Download passwords on Discord are directly available on the #Announcements channel in the pinned posts. Facebook group has an Announcement with the password also)
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Public Release XU4*:
checksum 7z file: CDCA6F4DD072330295F52F1E638A1D7D
checksum decompressed img file: 326690C22A3E9A6F1EA7ED8BE58A52D3
*Current version 3.1.2 Stable
Changelog since last Stable release 3.0.6b:
Public Release RockPro64*:
checksum 7z file: C2F0111720FF01E9E7522B80D9E3CE0E
checksum decompressed img file: 0EAC8243B19A7E4F49A7FC93CCF9604B
*Current version 3.1.5 Stable
checksum 7z file: 53CAC27575A870556068C0BD6399CCA1
checksum decompressed img file: D6463E3FF4926C7C291E7B7E5CD0CF27
*Current version 3.1.8 Stable
Changelog since Beta release 0.0.6:
All Previous Releases have been deprecated and are not supported.
MD5 Checksum Utility for Windows
We are providing an MD5Sum Check Utility for those that may need to verify the integrity of the image they have downloaded. This utility comes with no warranty or expressed consent of liability however we have had no issues. Download
SDFormatter 4 Utility for Windows
We are providing a known working SD Formatter Utility for those that may need to download one. Version 4 tends to work better than Version 5 for this application use. This utility comes with no warranty or expressed consent of liability however we have had no issues. Download
Correctly Enable Xbox 360 Controllers
Follow the steps in the photos and the README.nfo. If you are not familiar with .nfo you can open with a standard text editor like notepad. Download
This is a portable VirtualBox build that is prepackaged with an instruction PDF for you to be able to shrink your images if you need to for archival purposes. This includes a premade however highly modified osboxes.org linux image. Some users have reported that due to Windows Creator updates the associated portable VB container fails to load the VM. If that is the case then rather than have it portable you will need to perform a full install of VB from the official website and drop the VM files themselves into the required path. This will give the same experience however the initial goal had been for a portable package. Download PiShrink Hub
Ext Storage Commands Document
Download the associated text file which contains the very basic steps and then commands required to effectively add external storage to your XU4 build of TheRA. NOTE: be sure to also view our tutorial video and be aware that you will want to run on of the commands on the document when you perform the Setup Script update. External Storage Tutorial - NTFS Format Download
Kegg’s Audio Toggle
Download the associated file pack which contains the scripts and then commands required to add the ability to toggle between audio outputs on TheRA with the Odroid xu4. A great example of this would be the supported USB to 3.5mm split audio/mic adapter from Odroid that can be found on AmeriDroid and Hard Kernel.
NOTE: be sure to also view our tutorial video on our channel: Audio Toggle Option for the XU4 Tutorial
Enabling Web Services Discovery (WSD) AKA – Samba Fix
Due to security concerns Samba v1 has been normally disabled on the various Windows 10 builds be they Home, Pro, or Enterprise. Rather than re-enabling Samba v1 and running the risk of adding back in serious vulnerabilities such as WannaCry, etc it is recommended to instead enable a feature that has been available since Windows Vista called Web Services Discovery AKA WSD so that your various devices can be easily seen in Network Neighborhood. Below is a link to a great article on this that may provide a deeper understanding. It is through this resource that we were able to create a way to use the protocol and code on a standard Linux and Windows networking relationship even though the original intent was for Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices: How to kill off SMB1, NetBIOS, WINS and *still* have Windows' Network Neighborhood If you are also concerned about disabling various versions of Samba you can check out the resource provided by Microsoft on how to do so to completely kill it off: How to detect, enable and disable SMBv1, SMBv2, and SMBv3 in Windows and Windows Server
Click the icon above to download the instructions and the files required to enable WSD on your Windows machine, disable Samba v1 on your Linux build, and enable WSD via a python script to run as a service at boot.
HID Pack for XU4 Legacy 3.0 to 3.1 Refresh
Download the associated file pack which contains the instructions and then commands required to add our custom HID pack which adds support for several game controllers. WARNING: THIS PACK HAS BEEN INCLUDED IN OUR DOWNLOADABLE BASE V3.1.X AND NEWER THEREFORE IF YOU DOWNLOADED AND FLASHED THE V3.1.X ITSELF DO NOT PERFORM THESE ACTIONS! NOTE: THIS INSTALL TAKES ROUGHLY 45 MINUTES TO COMPILE AND THEN REBOOT!