Linux in a Pixel Shader - A RISC-V Emulator for VRChat

Effective Shell

Issue #80


A Byte of Coding Issue #80
Heeeeeey it's Monday!
Hope you all had a lovely weekend. Yet another work week begins. Don't really have much to comment today, so let's go straight into the issue.


Published: 1 August 2021
Tags: h4x0r

The first article of two about running stuff where it wasn't mean to be running, in this article Neil Bostian describes the five year journey it took to get DOOM running on a Polycom VXX600 telephone. Why? Because he could.

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Linux in a Pixel Shader - A RISC-V Emulator for VRChat

Published: 25 August 2021
Tags: c

This has been around for a bit, but thought it was still worth putting in here. You ever wanted to run Linux in VR chat? Like have it running right there in front of your eyes in your GPU? No? We'll you're clearly not a dreamer like Stefan. In this informative article, Stefan goes through the ins and outs of what it took to get CPU emulator with Linux running in VR chat.

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Effective Shell

Published: 26 June 2021
Tags: shell

I wanted to get a third article related to running something where it wasn't mean to run, but nothing promising came up in my searches. This book-esque article by Dave Kerr has everything shell related, from a typical introduction, to more complicated concepts like scripting and managing your toolkit.

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