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Description: An Unix/X11 environment for AmigaOS 4
Download: amicygnix-base.lha
Version: 1.6
Date: 28 Jul 2020
Category: network/misc
FileID: 11370
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Comment by: CygnusEd ( 10 Feb 2021, 13:32File version: 1.6
@ Muse

Please also replace this file:

Comment by: CygnusEd ( 10 Feb 2021, 12:01File version: 1.6
@ Musa

Strange, that it still doesn't work.

Please download this file:


And replace the file in "Cygnix:S". Make sure, that the Execute and the Script flag is set.
The new version does noch check for the threads.library.
Comment by: Musa ( 01 Feb 2021, 13:19File version: 1.6
Thaks for your replay. I had already done that, but now effect.
have a nice day
Comment by: CygnusEd ( 24 Jan 2021, 21:16File version: 1.6

You've found a problem with the installer script for the threads.library. Although it is exactly the same like the sysvipc.library installer script (which works), it does not work. I was not able to find the problem. Maybe it collides somehow with the pthreads.library.

So please install the library by hand. You can find it in "Cygnix:Install-Archive/AmiCygnix-Base/Libs". Copy the library to "LIBS:".

BTW: This library will be removed in the next release. There is no application left, which still needs it.
Comment by: Musa ( 24 Jan 2021, 19:31File version: 1.6
First thank for making this for the Amiga.
I have a little problem. every time i start a program in windows mode I got this message
" The treads.library is missing . Should I install this library?
I install the missings library (2 ) and the program starts and works as it should. Next time its start with the same message. Is there a fix for this?
Comment by: 328gts ( 12 Aug 2020, 03:07File version: 1.6
V1.6 working great..thanks Edgar!!!
Comment by: HKvalhe ( 29 Jul 2020, 22:39File version: 1.6
I'm very happy to confirm that the new version 1.6 works as a charm on my AmigaOne 500 aka SAM460ex, even with Radeon HD 6670. The new drivers for AmiCygnix are faster, better and more stable. Just also installed Pidgin and added my Facebook account to it. Now, it's even cooler to chat with your Facebook friends on the Amiga! Thanks for the outstanding work on the update! It's beautiful!
Comment by: anonymous ( 04 Mar 2020, 19:59File version: 1.5

I know :-)
I will wrote to the author later explaining the issue, i have also a couple of additional requests for him
Comment by: CygnusEd ( 04 Mar 2020, 19:49File version: 1.5

I think you're right. It is not a good idea to have german as the default language.
I can only suggest it to the author as the tools are not written by me...
Comment by: samo79 ( 04 Mar 2020, 18:02File version: 1.5

Yeah, but I think the locale code of MyX11Setup is wrong by design, this GUI should be modified in order to use english by default in case no other MyX11Setup's catalogs for other languages exists ... that means if, for example you have your OS configured in Russian language, then MyX11 must use the default (english) settings ... otherwise if you have your OS in German and a German catalog exits, then it should pick to use the German catalog availible instead ...
This is almost a classical "error" of non mother language coders, as the author is German, he probably code everything in German and leave English to be used as a classical catalog file :-)
Comment by: OS4 USR ( 04 Mar 2020, 16:20File version: 1.5
Thanx ALOT for AmiCygnix!!!
Comment by: HKvalhe ( 03 Mar 2020, 22:45File version: 1.5

My friend, it has been a great pleasure to help you test AmiCygnix 1.5 that has become the final fully working and updated version. Works marvellously here on my system! And you can always bother me to test a new version when it comes at a later date. Especially if there is some problem you should experience.

Yes, adding english to your locale settings is important and should allow you to have everything working correctly. Hope you get it sorted out.
Comment by: CygnusEd ( 03 Mar 2020, 17:33File version: 1.5
@ daveyw

Please add "english" to your locale settings. The catalog for "british-english" seems to be broken.
Or if you have the tool "catcomp", you can rebuild the catalog this way:

* Open a shell and cd into "Cygnix:Catalogs"
* Type in:
CatComp myX11Setup.cd myX11Setup_GB.ct CATALOG english-british/myX11Setup.catalog NOOPTIM
+ return


Thank you very much for your support! I hope I can bother you with my next version (when it's done) ;-)
Comment by: HKvalhe ( 03 Mar 2020, 15:43File version: 1.5
Thank you so much for the new updated AmiCygnix! Works perfectly on my SAM460ex under AmigaOS 4.1 FE Upd 1 and Workbench Enhancer 1.5. The new Workbench2 and CustomScreenDB2 drivers are very useful with older graphic cards, like the Radeon HD 6670 I have. I'm happy to have helped testing the new version and to see the final version of it working, including everything that should be. Keep it up.
Comment by: daveyw ( 03 Mar 2020, 05:54File version: 1.5
How on earth do you get myx11setup to display in english?
Comment by: HKvalhe ( 09 Dec 2019, 21:49File version: 1.4
Done some more interesting testing of how myX11SetupLight works with AmiCygnix. This one is supposed to help configure the display for the standalone applications and that works the way it's supposed to. The problem is however when trying to run apps like AbiWord, GIMP and Gnumeric in their own custom screen, if configured that way. Then myX11SetupLight shows up with a Display Error message claiming a missing 8-bit display support, regardless of the screen mode and resolution you choose. I suspect a bug in that myX11SetupLight, or the way it was originally made. I hope something can be done to improve that.
Comment by: HKvalhe ( 13 Nov 2019, 03:06File version: 1.4
I just happened to have problem running AmiCygnix 1.5 on my SAM460ex under AmigaOS 4.1 FE Upd 1, using Picasso96CloneWBdb. The system locked up. I had to use normal Picasso96WB instead. My graphic card is a Radeon HD 6670 1GB PCIe from Sapphire. Please remove Picasso96 drivers in future versions. It's no longer used in AmigaOS4. Try to use Composite2D driver instead, and support Warp3D Nova.
Comment by: cygnused ( 09 Dec 2018, 21:52File version: 1.4
I've downloaded the base package, unpacked it with Unarc on a SFS2 partition and made an installation without problems. So the archive file is O.K.

Problem could be:
* The archive you've downloaded is corrupted and the file "Start_AmiCygnix.bat" in the AmiCygnix root dir is missing. Please download the archive again.
* The Cygnix: assign is not set correctly while installation. The protect command is searching for the file "Cygnix:Start_AmiCygnix.bat". Maybe you have a partition named "Cygnix:"?
Comment by: Hypex ( 08 Dec 2018, 16:18File version: 1.4
Hi getting an error on install. Trying to install on deicated SFS volume. Error on line 944. Command "protect". Unable to locate file or drawer. :-?
Comment by: zzd10h ( 07 Feb 2013, 23:36File version: 1.3
Problem with myself created script. OK with the last GNumeric standalone script.
But all these scripts worked before.

Mail sent with a example of a failing script
Comment by: CygnusEd ( 07 Feb 2013, 22:18File version: 1.3

Are these standalone scripts created by you? Or do you also have problems with one of the original packages?
Comment by: zzd10h ( 07 Feb 2013, 21:45File version: 1.3
Thank you to have resolved the Dead keys problem. It works very well on Abiword and Gnumeric (just tested these 2). Good job !
Since I update, I'm unable to launch my old standalone workbench scripts.
They failed with "Unable to open X display". It works well in full Amicygnix environment and with the GNumeric 1.10.17 Start_Gnumeric_Standalone.bat.
All my standalone scripts worked before the update.
Comment by: spotupAt: 07 Feb 2013, 20:49File version: 1.3
great to see a new release!
now give us a terminal! =)
Comment by: CygnusEd ( 15 Nov 2012, 11:41File version: 1.2

No, it is not used at all.
Comment by: Petrol ( 15 Nov 2012, 09:01File version: 1.2
Is Amicygnix uses altivec instruction on capables machines?
Comment by: CygnusEd ( 31 Jul 2012, 20:24File version: 1.1r2

Please check your installer binary. It must be the original binary from the OS4 package.
Type "which installer" into a shell. The result should be "Workbench:Utilities/Installer" or something like that.
Comment by: SCabit ( 31 Jul 2012, 18:57File version: 1.1r2
Hey...I noticed this strange reproducable problem on my uA1-c. Whenever I try to install Amiga-Cygnix-base to AmiCygnix on the same partition (formatted SFS 1.286) I ALWAYS get an input.device DSI error that causes the install to not be completed because I get to 45% and the keyboard and mouse will not work due to the input.device error!
Anyone else have this problem with OS4.1 u 4?
After about 7 or 8 times of trying this, I hacked the install file to start at the 45% point and was able to finish the install. I hate having to kludge like that!
I have a micro A1 with 512M of RAM, a PC keyboard (uses standard plug) and a logitech wireless 2.4 GHz mouse.
So what's wrong with input device and heavy installs?
Comment by: tommysammy ( 21 Jun 2012, 14:24File version: 1.1
@Elwwod on my X1000 is it really fast.Only the scrolling from the windows could be smoother
Comment by: Elwood ( 21 Jun 2012, 13:24File version: 1.1
Nice! Now if that thing could be faster, it would become a "must have" in OS4.

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