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TilEm, a TI-83 Plus emulator for Linux

By admin | December 2, 2010

Update: If you’re using Debian Jessie or Sid, tilem is now available in the repository.

TilEm emulator

TilEm emulator

TilEm is a Z80 based emulator for the Linux operating system. It is capable all the Z80 based series of TI graphing calculators with the exception of the TI-81.This little emulator will emulate all the features of the hand-held graphic calculator complete with a display and calculator interface with 100% compatibility.

However, TilEm is not packaged by default with Ubuntu, so we have provided a package for use with Ubuntu and Debian systems: tilem.deb (366 KB)

Simply click to install. Note that you must have your own TI-83+ images - you can try asking your educational institution, obtaining a flash update from Texas Instruments, downloading it yourself using a serial or parallel cable or searching Google for “ti 83 plus rom image“. Be sure to get a .rom file or a file which contains a .rom.

Once you have your ROM image, it is simply a matter of copying the rom to the ~/.TilEm/ti83p/ folder. For example, if you have a ROM file called “ti83p_2.rom” then just copy or move the file to the aforementioned folder. Then start TilEm by typing tilem in the terminal.

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Topics: Linux | 2 Comments »

2 Responses to “TilEm, a TI-83 Plus emulator for Linux”

  1. Salusa Secundus » Emulateurs de calculatrice TI sur GNU/Linux Says:
    August 17th, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    [...] dans les dépôts ubuntu, il vous faudra le compiler ou télécharger le .deb non officiel ici que Compdigitec Labs nous a concocté. Même chose que pour TiEmu, TilEm ne met pas de raccourci dans le menu de Gnome, [...]

  2. Ell Says:
    January 23rd, 2012 at 12:15 am

    Just wanted to say thanks for the packaged .deb file. I had problems compiling from source and this helped out alot!

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