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lbrpdx
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 If you want to add roms, you have several possibilities : If you want to add roms, you have several possibilities :
  
-  * add them from a computer while batocera ​is running ​(a different computer) +  * add them from a different ​computer while Batocera ​is running, through the network 
-  * directly add files on the sdcard/usb key +  * directly add files on the sdcard/usb key if your host OS supports ext4 (i.e. if you are using Linux as your host OS, if you are using Windows you should add an ext4 driver with one of the modules listed [[https://​www.dsfc.net/​infrastructure/​stockage-infrastructure/​lire-partitions-ext2-ext3-ext4-sous-windows/​ | on this page]]. 
-  * use an external ​usb key to store roms +  * use an external ​USB key to store roms - this external USB key can be formatted in FAT32 to be read under Linux, Windows and MacOS. 
-  * use a nas, and add the roms to the nas +  * use a nas to store roms, and add the roms to the nas 
-  * open a file explorer via "​f1" ​and copy and paste files from an other disk (x86* only)+  * On PC x86, open a file explorer via the F1 key and copy and paste files from an other disk
  
-=== From a computer === 
  
-To add roms files, you have to connect to your batocera ​from a computer :+=== From a different computer, through the network === 
 + 
 +To add rom files, you have to connect to your Batocera ​from a differnt ​computer ​on the same network ​:
   - from your computer directory (or finder on mac os x), browse the network   - from your computer directory (or finder on mac os x), browse the network
-  - find batocera ​(or directly type \\BATOCERA (windows) or smb:​%%//​%%BATOCERA.local (Linux)) +  - find BATOCERA ​(or you can directly type ''​\\BATOCERA'' ​(under Windows or MacOS) or ''​smb:​%%//​%%BATOCERA.local'' ​(under Linux)) 
-  - add roms into the roms directory+  - add roms into the ''/​roms'' ​directory, in their respective system folders (i.e. ''/​roms/​nes''​ for NES roms)
  
-=== Directly on the sdcard usb key ===+=== Directly on the SD card or USB key === 
 + 
 +Once your SD card / USB drive is mounted (see the link above if you have issues accessing ext4 partitions under Windows), copy and paste the rom files into their respective systems folders (i.e. ''/​roms/​nes''​ for NES roms).
  
 === External usb key === === External usb key ===
 +
 +Same as with a SD card, except that you can use FAT32 as the partition format to have access under all major Operating Systems.
  
 === Nas === === Nas ===
-Nas usage is described in a specific section : [[Store games on a nas]]+ 
 +Nas usage is described in a specific section : [[Store games on a nas]].
en/add_games.txt · Last modified: 2019/08/02 17:49 by lbrpdx