A/UX 3.x

edited May 2019 in Product Comments

imageA/UX 3.x

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  • I tried to use the Shoebill emulator for this, but I can't figure out how to use it. It displays a cmd prompt for a moment and then closes it.
  • That's what I was looking at, but couldn't make it to work.
  • edited July 2020

    These quick and easy steps work for me in Windows 10:

    First download Shoebill v0.0.4 from

    Go to the folder win64, there will be 3 files in there:

    Place your MacII.ROM and your Apple-AUX-3.0.0.iso in the win64 folder

    Next open notepad and type:

    shoebill.exe rom=macii.rom disk0=Apple-AUX-3.0.0.iso ram=64

    Save it as "start.bat" (without the commas) to your win64 folder.

    Double click on your start Windows Batch File, login as root (no password) and that's it.

  • Everything works, but now the mouse is janky and slides a bit too much. Is there a way to fix this?
  • The glitchy mouse is just something you'll have to learn to live with unfortunately.
  • edited July 2020
    Ok. At least it now works :smile:
    By the way, my A/UX looks gray and the one in the screenshot has color. Is this because of the rom or something like that?
  • edited July 2020
    You need to open control panel, Monitors, click colours. 256 colours, then go to General Controls to select your desktop pattern.
  • It looks pretty nice now that it has colors. Thanks @jonirob. You really helped out with this. :smile:
  • @DPlex64
    You're welcome.
  • Hello, so I had problems with installing A/UX via Shoebill on a virtual hard drive. Help?
  • hehe this OS became useless when Mac OS X started existing
  • edited September 19
    A/UX 3.0.1 and 3.1 now install and run well in Qemu-system-m68k, without the glitchy mouse experienced with the Shoebill emulator.

  • nice, is there a guide
  • @dosbox

    There's full instructions over at the E-Maculation wiki.
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