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NAME

mgba-qtGame Boy Advance emulator

SYNOPSIS

mgba-qt [-123456fg] [-b biosfile] [-l loglevel] [-p patchfile] [-s n] file

DESCRIPTION

mgba-qt is a Game Boy Advance emulator. The options are as follows:
-1
Scale the window 1×.
-2
Scale the window 2×.
-3
Scale the window 3×.
-4
Scale the window 4×.
-5
Scale the window 5×.
-6
Scale the window 6×.
-b biosfile, --bios biosfile
Specify a BIOS file to use during boot. If this flag is omitted, mgba-qt will use the BIOS specified in the configuration file, or a high‐level emulated BIOS if none is specified.
-f
Start the emulator full‐screen.
-g
Start a gdb(1) session. By default the session starts on port 2345.
-l loglevel
Log messages during emulation. loglevel is a bitmask defining which types of messages to log:
  • 1 – fatal errors
  • 2 – errors
  • 4 – warnings
  • 8 – informative messages
  • 16 – debugging messages
  • 32 – stub messages for unimplemented features
  • 256 – in‐game errors
  • 512 – software interrupts
  • 1024 – emulator status messages
  • 2048 – serial I/O messages
The default is to log warnings, errors, fatal errors, and status messages.
-p patchfile, --patch patchfile
Specify a patch file in BPS, IPS, or UPS format.
-s n, --frameskip n
Skip every n frames.

CONTROLS

The default controls are as follows:
A
x
B
z
L
a
R
s
Start
Enter
Select
Backspace
Load state
F1F9
Save state
Shift⟩‐F1F9
Frame advance
Ctrl⟩‐n

ENVIRONMENT

XDG_CONFIG_HOME
The location where mgba-qt will look for the configuration directory. If not set, ~/.config is used.

FILES

$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/mgba/config.ini
Default mgba(6) configuration file.
$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/mgba/qt.ini
Default mgba-qt configuration file.
portable.ini
If this file exists in the current directory, mgba-qt will read config.ini and qt.ini from the current directory instead of $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/mgba.

AUTHORS

Jeffrey Pfau <jeffrey@endrift.com>

HOMEPAGE

July 29, 2015 Debian Sid