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Atari Mega STE

To use Linux on the Mega STE a CPU card (PAK 68/3 with STE adapter) is required.
Unix like alternatives are MagiC (the former MagiX, commercial) and the free, but obviously discontinued MiNT (MiNT is not TOS).

Technical Specifications

Linux compatibility very limited compatible very limited compatible Atari Mega STE
Series STE
System type
Architecture Motorola 68k (Atari)
CPU 68000, 16 MHz
System bus VMEbus
Peripheral bus
Years of production 1991 -


Atari STE

Motorola 68k

Motorola 68k Atari

  • - German article about the first Atari port of Linux with hints and details concerning problems with certain hardware.
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