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BasiliskII(1) General Commands Manual BasiliskII(1)

BasiliskII - a 68k Macintosh emulator

BasiliskII [--display display-name] [--break offset] [--rominfo]

Basilisk II

is an Open Source 68k Macintosh emulator. That is, it enables you to run 68k MacOS software on you computer, even if you are using a different operating system. However, you still need a copy of MacOS and a Macintosh ROM image to use Basilisk II.

Basilisk II :

specifies the display to use; see X(1)
specifies a ROM offset where a breakpoint will be placed (for debugging)
causes Basilisk II to print some information about the ROM being used on startup (for debugging)
shows a complete list of options

X server keycodes definitions.
Framebuffer device specifications.
User-specific configuration file.
Contents of Mac non-volatile RAM.

Several. See the included "TODO" file. (Basilisk II homepage)

Christian Bauer <>

Copyright © 1997-2004 Christian Bauer et al.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

January, 2002