I set up my A500+ again, using ATI TV Wonder video capture card in a Pentium 4 desktop, connected to a VGA monitor.

I found the floppy disk with my utils (written in Blitz Basic 2) for sending/receiving files via MIDI SysEx. recompiled the receiver with a larger buffer size so I could send downloaded from aminet (buffer needs to be at least 2N+3 bytes for an N byte file). made a backup as the disk had some read/write errors.

I needed to write 2 small utils in C on the Linux side to do the what the attachched did on the Amiga side, but I made them work as stdio filters - the actual transfer is done with the amidi tool.

Then connecting MIDI: the Amiga external ProMIDI interface out/in to my Linux external UA-25 interface in/out (got them plugged correctly on first try).

Transferred to Amiga, ran it to decompress it, archived my source code to a new lha archive, transferred them to Linux.

Set up FS-UAE on my laptop, installed Workbench2.0_GB.adf onto a virtual hard drive, rebooted, installed Blitz Basic 2 from CD ISO (downloaded from, installed amigae33a.lha and ec33a.lha from aminet, so that I can do some develoment emulated, with a keyboard that works properly (A500+'s E key is broken, and 2 and S are a bit dodgy).

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