Linux and other modern operating systems have GUIs, too. I'd rather see emulators written with a well defined front end interface which requires a minimum of new code being written. Nothing non-trivial is going to simply recompile and run wherever you want it to. Hell, as a Linux user, you should know that.
> I propose that anyone interested begin developing a group of followers in order
> to code command-line emulators for the various consoles. While Snes9x, ZSNES,
> Gens, etc.. are fantastic the usage of them in different OS's impossible. I
> therefore believe coding similar to MAME so that they can be ported is of
> relevance. Pursue this course and then Linux and other OS's will have the same