I say noob but really, sort of not.. everything I used to know about the Amiga was from magazines, word of mouth and figuring stuff out by myself.. and I’ve forgotten half of it anyway, haha.
Oh no I’ve added loads! Maybe I should have done multiple posts, sorry!
A) is there some sort of tool that’ll flush memory and reduce the screen mode colours.. (preferably a bunch of options for things like resolution..) a few whdload games need a little more chipram than I usually have, so I end up reducing the palette with alarming frequency. An exe for “gaming mode” would be awesome.. can something like that be done with arexx maybe?
B) if I was an idiot and installed everything on a 4GB CF card thinking that was definitely enough, then realised.. actually it kind of isn’t enough and it’d be much nicer to have more whdload games installed, thus needing a bigger cf card.. how would I go about copying the drive over? I’m lucky in that I have a pcmcia card reader too, so I could put a card in that and format it and just copy the contents from one CF card to the other.. ?Would that work? Would I still be able to mount that cf card in WinUAE when I take it out of the Amiga? (I formatted this one originally with WinUAE.. it’s all a bit of a blur tbh.)
C) icon management.. I’m using glowicons, but I still have a lot of old icons and newicons and everything under the sun really. Is there a recommended icon manager that makes swapping icons and so on more streamlined? Also the standard WB icon editor doesn’t even seem to fit most icons in its window, so that’s not much use.. is there a better one?
D) when you have a gotek, can you use the usb stick as mass storage? Or does it only work as a floppy emulator? If you can mount it normally I could turn off my pcmcia port and have more ram, and have a much nicer way to get data to/from the Amiga.
E) the grey border in the space around workbench.. I could swear back in the day I had some sort of tool for making that nonexistent/black.. damned if I can find it though. Would really like the grey border gone, if anyone has any ideas?
Ok, that’s (more than!) enough.. Thanks again.