ROCKNIX 20240702, available for download and install

Available new version of ROCKNIX that offers improvements and fixes. Download or update online this version to get the most out of your console.

The Linux ROCKNIX operating system offers interesting features and is compatible with multiple consoles with Rockchip SoC and some also with AMLogic processors. As we can see in the Changelog new options have been added and multiple features have been updated. Among its great points is the support for the Portmaster system that allows for example to run simple PC games, multiplayer support and touch screen, among other functions. It also supports Streaming Gaming from PC via Moonlight from our Sunshine server, click on the links to read our tutorials on how to use it.

rocknix tutorial

Download and update ROCKNIX

  • Update Online directly from the Settings menu in your console.
  • Download manually by following the ROCKNIX Manual.


New Features

* RK3588: Add libmali GPU driver and set as default (huge performance gain)


* Update to linux 6.9.7 (all except RK3326 and RK3588)
* Update Mesa, libmali kernel driver (RK3566, RK3326, S922X), & vulkan blob (S922X)
* Update several emulator cores.
* Rework Dolphin SA controls to be more intelligent.
* Update MelonDS-SA to work on libmali (only software renderer on mali).
* Update several dependency packages: SDL2, zerotier, pipewire, fakeroot, bdf2psf, etc. Thanks @NeoTheFox, @maxengel, @faux123
* Set default cpu scaler to ondemand (RK3566) Thanks @faux123
* Rework Cloud backup and restore. Thanks @maxengel

Bug Fixes

* RK3566: Improve battery driver.
* Several audio fixes and improvements. Thanks @faux123
* Removed deprecated options from EmulationStation.
* Fix controller mappings after driver update.
* Retro Lite CM5 (RK3588) Bug fixes and improvements. Thanks @ginkage
* Hide id tech doom 3 and quake 3 on unsupported devices. Thanks @porschemad911

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