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Old 24 February 2021, 01:29   #1
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Question Workbench installation questions

Hi there guys.

I was wondering if you could answer a few questions for me please.

Background:
I am currently emulating an Amiga via FS-UAE and Amiga Forever 2005
Premium edition from Cloanto.

Amiga Forever comes with a Workbench 3.X ADF file that seems to have a baisc
Amiga Workbench 3.1(-ish) on there.

Loading up Workbench it states the following:
Workbench version: 40.42
Kickstart version: 40.68

I was wanting to create a full Workbench installation to a "Hard drive /
hard drive file" on an emulated hard drive (and or a dir within FS-UAE).

However, it appears that this Workbench may be the bare minimum version
and It doesnt appear to have all of the other disks that would come with
Workbench 3.0/3.1 for a full installation. (As the ADF is exactly 880K in
size).

I have posted a question to the Cloanto support email, but only got the
standard "we received your email" response, and nothing since then.

Back when I was a kid, first starting out with my Amiga, I had a stock machine,
and always wanted a more powerful Amiga that included things like
a hard drive, more RAM, faster CPU, GFX card, etc, etc

So I'm interested in creating a full Workbench installation, with
a powerful spec (HDD, CPU, RAM, etc, etc),
so that I can have my "Dream Amiga" and play some games, and create some
interesting things with the productivity software side of things too.


Questions:

1. Can anyone tell me if Cloanto's Workbench 3.X contains all of the full
set of Workbench disks and programmes (like fonts/extras/etc, etc)
to allow me to perform a full workbench installation to hard drive ?

2. Can I then install things like MUI/MagicWB to improve the OS too ?

3. Do you have any other reccomendations for other software that I could
install, to make my Dream Amiga ?


Details:
PC details
OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
OS type: 64-bit
DE: KDE 5.12.9
Kernel: 4.15.0-99-generic
CPU: 4x Intel Core-2 Q8200 (@2.33 Ghz)
RAM: 8GB


TIA for any help or advice.
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Old 24 February 2021, 01:53   #2
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As far as I remember, they did not have full versions off Workbench, especially if you after 1.3, 2.04 etc. They did have 3.0 or 3.1 (can't remember, it has been a while since I got Cloanto set in retro software bundle @ groupees.

Friend of ours created basic workbench setup instructions, you can view them here:

http://guide.abime.net/home.htm

(RIP Paul)

Another friend of ours had finished sets, that are easy to install as long as you have workbench disks, that can be found here:

http://classicwb.abime.net/

IMHO, it is very easy to find WB disks and since you own Cloanto I think you are just fine downloading them.
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