Linked by paolone on Fri 4th Jan 2013 20:56 UTC
Amiga & AROS Icaros Desktop, the popular distribution of the AROS Research Operating System, has recently released its version 1.5, a new milestone since it finally allows to run classic Amiga software and games on full screen or perfectly integrating them into the host AROS desktop.
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Can't even un-archive it...
by Zobeid on Sun 6th Jan 2013 03:48 UTC
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Am I the only one who's unable to even open the .7z archive on a Mac? All I'm getting from 7zX is "Can not open file as archive".

Why did they choose this strange format, and did nobody think of testing it? It does not make a good first impression.

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RE: Can't even un-archive it...
by viton on Sun 6th Jan 2013 16:16 in reply to "Can't even un-archive it..."
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Extracted without a problem.

I assume you did read this before downloading:

users of Linux and MacOS please rename the filename extension from .7z.exe to .7z before extraction.

Edited 2013-01-06 16:16 UTC

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RE: Can't even un-archive it...
by paolone on Mon 7th Jan 2013 10:28 in reply to "Can't even un-archive it..."
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.7z is now a well known and popular format, and it works even on niche OSes like MorphOS and AROS itself. I can't believe you can't extract it on a Mac. Have you - at least - renamed the Live! distribution file from .7z.exe to .7z alone?

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