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I was looking to virtually emulate Raspberry pi on UBUNTU 12.04. If anyone has tried it, please provide the instruction for that.
I saw some article: . But I'm still confused, if anyone have done it...please provide simple and sure-shot way to emulate it....

In this tutorial there is a field -append /dev/sda2; can anyone help whether, it's the virtual field or my real disk....i don't want to play with my disk DATA.

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It's solved now.
Here /dev/sda2 is the parameter specifies which device to mount as the root filesystem:
Found here: I used this tutorial for sorting things out.

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Link ends in a 404 page :( – davidbaumann May 22 '15 at 10:24
Please see this link :… It might help it...I got this link from here....! – sumit.murari May 22 '15 at 13:50

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