Emulation is the process of running code native to something other than the machine you are using. This is usually facilitated by a program, often called an emulator.

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Is it possible to use libertine on an Aquaris E4.5 yet?

Libertine is a software for ubuntu touch devices, which acts as a container for legacy x-apps to make them running on your device. Thete are videos and instructions of people, who got libertine ...
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How does wine actually work?

It is clear that the environment required for running a Windows application and an Ubuntu application are completely different. But a small package (of approx. around 650 MB) is able to run Windows ...
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What is POSIX-compatible mode in Linux?

The book says : When in POSIX-compatible mode, bash will emulate sh. What does this mean? What is meant by emulation in simple layman terms?
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Garbled display while running Ubuntu-touch on Ubunutu-emulator

Trying to preview Ubuntu Touch, I have Installed ubuntu-emulator on my fresh Ubuntu 1604 Xenial system, Created a new instance with sudo ubuntu-emulator create UbuntuTouch --channel=ubuntu-touch/...
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How to simulate Ubuntu ARM image on Raspberry Pi with Virtualbox?

How do you run the Ubuntu ARM image in Virtualbox (ultimately managed through Vagrant) for testing a Raspberry Pi configuration? I can find a ton of guides for running various pre-built Raspberry Pi ...
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How to run ZSNES or another emulator on Ubuntu MATE, using a Raspberry Pi 2

Does anyone know of an SNES emulator that can run on Ubuntu MATE with a Raspberry Pi 2? I know of Project Retro Pi, but I don't want to have an entirely different OS, switching back and forth, just to ...
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Forcing Genymotion network traffic to pass through Ubuntu proxy settings

On a Genymotion virtual device (Android 6.0.0 API 23) I need it to follow the network proxy rules of Ubuntu which are set in Settings --> Network --> Network proxy. I tried on both enabled "apply ...
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How to install wine application for system wide usage

Can't figure out, whether it is possible to install an application via wine system wide to avoid repetitive process and save disc space.
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Command to run retroarch emulator

So I have Ubuntu running and installed emulationstation & retroarch. In the configuration of emulationstation I need to enter a command to start the emulator. What are the commands of retroarch to ...
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How do I get Pcsx2 to run on the latest version of Ubuntu?

Recently I tried getting Pcsx2 ( a ps2 emu) to run on this version of linux I've tried installing both the stable and unstable version as well as editing the software sources in Ubuntu SC. I've looked ...
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Install windows in emulator from Windows USB backup

Right now I have a dual boot system - Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. As I only rarely use Windows I pondered on reinstalling Ubuntu so it can take over the whole disk space and install Windows in ...
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Memory card problem with PCSX (Ubuntu 14.04)

I'm currently trying to configure PCSX (I believe it's just a PS1 emulator, haven't tried running PS2 games on it) and it runs smoothly but when I try to save, nothing happens. Game doesn't save at ...
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Problems with Desmume in Ubuntu 15.10

I have just installed Desmume for Ubuntu 15.10, and I am having some issues. The first problem which is not much of a problem is that only the Gtk-Glade version of the program functions. The other ...
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Is it possible to get Commodore 128's Basic v7 emulation to work in Ubuntu?

I have installed VICE and it seems to work nicely as far as running Commodore 64 games and programs, and I have not tried testing to see if the basic v4.0 is functional in itself, but any searches for ...
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Error initializing SDL

I've been trying to get EmulationStation to work on Ubuntu. I just did a clean install of the minimal ubuntu and from there on out I've followed the guide provided by the official EmulationStation ...
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Trying to emulate CS:GO in wine, but my PC is not having any of it

So, I was having problems with CS today; the game was being jittery and weird. People said that emulating it will make it much smoother. I emulated steam, downloaded CS, installed a version of Direct ...
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VBA-M always in turbo

I recently installed VBA-M from the SourceForge .deb file. Unfortunately, VBA is stuck in a turbo mode of some sorts. The speed is always on a whopping 500% or more. As you can imagine this makes most ...
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Cannot use Retroarch on 15.04, GUI seems unresponsive to mouse

I installed retroarch: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libretro/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install retroarch retroarch-* libretro-* There didn't seem to be any errors with the ...
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Mupen64plus with DualShock4

Is it possible to use the DualShock4 controller (via USB) with Mupen64plus? I gave it a try, but only the left analog stick worked. Can someone show an example mupen64plus.cfg config with the ...
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How to configure mupen64pluspy's controls?

This seems like it would be very self-explanatory, but for some reason, when I use the controller button-mapping window in m64Py, the button I choose to map uses a different value. i.e. I go to map A ...
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32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED - Andriod Studio

Android Studio 1.3 Ubuntu 14.04.2 64 Bit OS 64 Architecture Supports Visualisation Lenovo H50 Intel® Core™ i5-4460 Processor, Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 705 I have gone through the steps to ...
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Can I run Linux software in Windows? [closed]

In Linux we can run Windows software by using wine. I want the exact opposite, I want to run Linux software in Windows. Is it possible? If yes, how? I don't want visualization or virtual box I want ...
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Which emulator I can use for Install Ubuntu phone and Android dual boot virtually?

I do not have any smartphone. But I want to use and test Ubuntu Phone virtually. And also in that virtual device I want try to install triple boot system. That means I want emulator in which I can ...
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No audio output using PCSX2

I recently installed EmulationStation and various emulators like KegaFusion, PCSX, PCSX2. All works fine, except for PCSX2. All works fine, except for the audio on PCSX2. I followed several guides, ...
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Wacom stylus scrolling with eraser

I have thikpad x200 Tablet. Is this possible to use eraser for emulating mouse wheel? If it is possible can you pose any guide?
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Boot Directly to Program, Launch GUI on Exit

I have been looking around for an answer and feel like there must be an easier way. I pretty much want to disable the GUI and launch directly to a specific program. Basically I would like to ...
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Poor font rendering PDF-XChange Viewer running Wine

I cannot find a solution for the problem I had. I had to use a program like PDF XChange Viewer to get an annotation interface for my work, as it stands the above program is the most stable I have ...
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ALSA and Mednafen: No Sound

I am getting no sound in Mednafen on Linux MInt 17.1 Mate 64-bit. Relevant part of ~/.mednafen/mednafen.cfg are: ;Disable speed throttling when sound is disabled. nothrottle 0 ;Automatically save ...
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Joystick emulator and Wine

Is there a way to emulate a joystick in Ubuntu, i.e. create a device that looks like a joystick but is actually driven from some userspace program? And ideally the device would be recognized by Wine? ...
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How to install an iPhone application in Linux?

I have the build of an iPhone application. As part of testing i want to emulate it on my Ubuntu. How to do this. Googling simply ate my time
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Wine stopped working

Wine worked yesterday, however I downloaded some updates to the kernel and since then when I try to run Wine, I get error messages. I assume this is related to the kernel update. Anyway to overcome ...
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How to disable PS3 accelerometers through usb, no bluetooth

how do I disable the tilt accelerometers when using ps3 controller with usb? I dont have a bluetooth adapter and i dont wanna buy one. i am using 64 bit ubuntu 14.04 with patched kernel 3.13.11.6+ ...
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Emulator frontend for controllers?

I’m working on building a MAME cabinet-type project. This is my first endeavour of this type and I am still relatively new to using Ubuntu. I have an Zotac MAG HD-ND01 (Intel Atom/2gbRAM/160gbhdd) ...
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Problem installing Dolphin emulator

I have tried to install dolphin emulator using ppa. I added the ppa, updated then I tried to install using sudo apt-get install dolphin-emu. It said that the package was not found. I am using ubuntu ...
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Is there a Mac emulator for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to get a program to run Mac programs on Ubuntu 14.04. There is WINE for running Windows programs but I couldn't find a program to run Mac programs.
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How can I run a Mac program on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Occasionally I would like to run a program made for Mac on Ubuntu (example: Dash). What software can I use to run a single Mac program, like I'm able to do with Wine? I like the convenience of ...
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Emulating Xbox 360 controller using xboxdrv not working for Dualshock controller on 14.04

I had been happily using my PS3 controller emulated to an xbox 360 controller on my Ubuntu 13.10 and lower Steam library. I recently updated to 14.04, and now xboxdrv just does not work anymore. ...
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VisualBoyAdvance emulator only returns a blank screen

I recently installed Visual boy advance from the software center. And I downloaded a romhack and whenever I open it with VBA the only thing that happens is I get a blank screen on VBA with a ...
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Can I run 64 bit apps in 32 bit Linux? [duplicate]

There are some proprietary apps that are being provided only in 64-bit version.
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Ubuntu Touch Emulator not working

I decided to try out Ubuntu Touch using the ubuntu-emulator to see if I like it. Eventually I will use this to make and test Ubuntu apps. I ran these commands to install, create and run ubuntu-...
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What options do you recommend for running an emulation of the windows 7 operating system on the ubuntu os?

I realize there are several available but am unsure which are capable of running the win7 os in a virtual machine. You're opinions are greatly appreciated.
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VisualBoyAdvance Battery Has Run Dry

I recently downloaded VBA and Pokemon Emerald. The game says "The Internal Battery has run dry" I've been told to go to Options>Emulator>Real Time Clock, but there is no clock! I have checked ...
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Up-to-date game boy emulators?

I am looking for an up-to-date gameboy emulator for ubuntu. All of the forums I have read are old and most of the projects they list are not supported for the new ubuntu versions. Does anyone know of ...
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Slowdown on RetroArch SNES emulation when using shaders

New Ubuntu installation, first time Linux user. When I turn on shaders and filters on the emulators video options the games become unplayable because of slowdown.Is the problem with Gallium 0.4 on ...
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How to reduce the amount of RAM Genymotion uses?

The android emulator, Genymotion, consumes a lot of RAM. Are there solutions for reducing the amount of RAM it uses?
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Rasbperry pi, emulation on ubuntu

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: rasbperrypi.org . But I'm still confused, if ...
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Is there an MAC emulator?

I really like the wine, a complete .exe emulator. But I would like to use an Mac OS X theme, so, I would like to use the "Made for Mac" programs. Where can I download this emulator - if it exists? ...
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run Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview on desktop?

Is there a way to run the Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview in an emulator or VirtualBox on 13.04 desktop? Id like to develop a cross-platform app but I do not have a device I can flash the touch preview ...
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Does running a console emulator will make the laptop hotter?

I have a gba rom, and a gba emulator which is vba-m. If I do run the rom on the emulator will it cause an additional heat to the laptop? Will it be the same result on windows system?
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How to run neogeo games

I have some old neo geo games' backups which I play when I was a child. Is there any way of playing this on this ubuntu 13.04.