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Reply 1782 of 1791, by RedTony

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rcblanke wrote on 2022-04-28, 19:31:

You're the only one as of yet, but then again, you may also be one of the very few users actually trying out the beta builds 😜

Well to be honest, the need of installing a full jdk 11 pulled me back (as mentioned I have DBGL installed in a Cloud Drive and I use it in different machines, some of them older).

Nevertheless I did install the latest Beta you released after my enquiry, and I can confirm that the links are working as intended in 0.96beta4, I tried succesfully with:

  • a pdf manual,
  • a jpg picture and
  • a website.

Media (cover art, screenshots, etc.) are also downloaded as jpg as intended, resulting in a much appreciated room-saving of cloud storage.

Wouldn't want to ask for too much but... would you be able to generate a scaled-down runtime environment with the java modules required for DBGL using jlink? Maybe as an extra download on DBGL website.

Reply 1783 of 1791, by Neville

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I forgot to mention another issue I've been experiencing with DBGL. I may have mentioned before that I have several DBGL installations on my PC. One for playing, and another to test new games / apps I come across. This later install is the only one where I use DBGL betas.

But I've also got another installation of DBGL, this one in my D: drive. Here I keep each and every single one of the DOS games / apps I've ever seen. Some of them require DOSBox-X, which works fine on my other installs. But here for some reason I can't run it. It keeps showing this error message:

sZ7NIxf.png

Is this a bug or I forgot to do something to get DOSBox-X working?

Reply 1784 of 1791, by _Rob

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Don't know why your getting that windib error, but that seems to be an sdl videodriver. From what I found, is that for an SDL1 program directx is the default SDL_VIDEODRIVER, while for an SDL2 version the only option appears to be SDL_VIDEODRIVER=windows
https://wiki.libsdl.org/FAQUsingSDL

Since this seems to be exclusive to SDL1, apparently your using the SDL1 version of DOSBox-X. Does the SDL2 version work?

Reply 1786 of 1791, by _Rob

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Is it possible that DBGL is setting the SDL_VIDEODRIVER= environment setting on windows that is causing problems, as SDL_VIDEODRIVER=windib does not appear to be valid for SDL2?

Reply 1787 of 1791, by rcblanke

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Neville wrote on 2022-05-01, 20:14:
I forgot to mention another issue I've been experiencing with DBGL. I may have mentioned before that I have several DBGL install […]
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I forgot to mention another issue I've been experiencing with DBGL. I may have mentioned before that I have several DBGL installations on my PC. One for playing, and another to test new games / apps I come across. This later install is the only one where I use DBGL betas.

But I've also got another installation of DBGL, this one in my D: drive. Here I keep each and every single one of the DOS games / apps I've ever seen. Some of them require DOSBox-X, which works fine on my other installs. But here for some reason I can't run it. It keeps showing this error message:

sZ7NIxf.png

Is this a bug or I forgot to do something to get DOSBox-X working?

You might have customized your dosbox environment like this:

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custom environment settings
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If so, disable the customization (un-tick) and try again!

Reply 1789 of 1791, by Sohl

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Both dgbl 095 and 096beta5 can't seem to find my installation of temurin jre 11 (x64). I'm on windows and used chocolatey to install jre 11.

Edit: My bad, I didn't realize I had to start dbgl via dbgl.cmd and not launch.exe

Reply 1790 of 1791, by Neville

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The new Links option has made me realise there a few settings / messages that still don't have a Spanish translation. rcblanke, could you PM just the untranslated stuff so I can update the translation? Thank you.

Reply 1791 of 1791, by rcblanke

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It's just lines 844 to 847, Neville.

RedTony wrote on 2022-04-30, 07:19:

Would you be able to generate a scaled-down runtime environment with the java modules required for DBGL using jlink? Maybe as an extra download on DBGL website.

Yep, coming soon.