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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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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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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PCSX not loading after new game start

I am running pcsx on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, and I tried running Chrono Cross as an .iso file. As soon as I start the new game, the screen goes black and it does not load. Any advice? I installed pcsx ...
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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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Emulator for iphone/ipod/ipad apps

Is there any emulator for linux which fully supports apple iphone/iphone/ipad apps? Any other way to run such apps on linux?
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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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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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PCSX2 on Ubuntu

PCSX2(playstation 2 emulator) won't work under Ubuntu 11.10 x64. It worked when I was running Ubuntu 11.10 x86 and I heard it worked under (Windows x86 x64) as well. When I downloaded the ...
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Emulator PCSX Reloaded - Fullscreen not working on Unity

I have an older PS1 console with a couple of games I bought some years ago. On my pc, I'm using PCSX Reloaded - the best PS1 emulators for Linux I found so far. But I'm having a little issue on ...
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Visual boy advanced emulator runs too fast

I just got the visual boy advanced emulator 1.8.0 but it runs at 125% - 200% too fast, and if I throttle it to 100% the sound goes real slow.
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Is there an Ubuntu Touch emulator or a way to install it in a VM?

Is there any way to install Ubuntu Touch inside a virtual machine on a regular Ubuntu computer instead of on a phone or tablet? Or is there an emulator, like the one the Android SDK comes with?
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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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How to configure Brother DCP-7030 Scanner?

Can I install my scanner drivers through wine, using the windows driver cd packaged with my scanner? I am using the Brother DCP-7030 Scanner and my system is running Ubuntu 11.10. I need help to set ...
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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 ...
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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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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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broadcasting from 2014, Imac G5 PowerPC

i´ve got this Imac G5 PowerPC 2Ghz & 2GB SDRAM and i got it for free! i´m not an fan of apple but i thought that the specs were pretty nice for emulating snes gba and psx, however there are no ...
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How to run WhatsApp on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

In Windows, you can run android application using BlueStack. I was wondering, is there any way these apps can be run on Ubuntu 12.04?
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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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Software emulated OpenGL with higher version than my graphics card supports

I have an Intel GMA 950 chipset in my netbook. I want to learn how to write OpenGL shader programs with this fantastic tutorial and therefore need OpenGL 3.3. Sadly, my graphics card only supports ...
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Neo Geo emulator on Ubuntu (12.04)

Do we have an emulator in Ubuntu 12.04 repositories which would allow me to run Neo Geo (and CAPCOM) games? Thanks, Ema
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MonkeyJam Ubuntu Wine menu index out of range?

So I finally got monkeyjam working with winetricks and wine, but now when I start the camera capture window, I get an error saying "menu index out of range" I tested my webcam and it worked with ...
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How do you configure mupen64plus controls?

I installed mupen64plus from the repositories using Synaptic. I like the emulator (for the most part, a couple of graphics glitches on TLOZ Ocarina of Time), especially its performance on my old ...
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USB Parallel (LPT) and Serial (COM) emulation

Well, I'm trying to use a USB printer with a Windows program in Wine that uses only Parallel and serial ports to print. So I have to emulate parallel or serial ports to use the USB printer. I have it ...
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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.
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Is there an emulator or wine type environment that would allow use of android apps on linux? [duplicate]

Basically, I have a kindle fire that uses a form of the android OS and was wondering if there was a way I could run similar apps on my Ubuntu system. Specifically I'd like the news reader program ...
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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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How do I install mupen64plus?

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux and I just downloaded mupen64plus 1.99.5 and it came as a *.tar.gz file. I found some guides about how to install a .tar.gz file with the terminal but it doesn't work. How ...
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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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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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How to install jre-7-linux-i586.tar.gz [duplicate]

I need to install this as a virtual environment to emulate the apple 1 software,can anyone help?
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Can't to run games .ISO on PCSX(Ubuntu 12.04)

I try to run ps1 games on PSCX using by .ISO file And i already set SCPH1001.BIN. but stuck on this error: CD ROM failed The CD does not appear to be a valid Playstation CD
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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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pSX 1.13 on 12.04 64bit

Okay so I've been wanting to get this emulator to run for a while now but I honestly don't know how or why it won't work. I think it might be because it's a 32bit program trying to run on a 64bit but ...
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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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USB barcode scanner reading incorrect values

We use an barcode reader. It runs on Ubuntu but reads different character. example: In barcode: 86912464 Ubuntu read as: 3~3~BDBCD here is my xinput list ali@ali-samsung:~$ xinput list ⎡ ...
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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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PSP emulator that works with 13.04?

Do you guys know any PSP emulator (like PPSSPP or JPCSP in Windows) which can be run on 13.04? If it's not automaticaly configured, please give me step by step configuration to get it works.
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graphic problems with chicken invaders and epsxe

My windows vista keeps rebooting on the green bar load screen so i got Ubuntu 12.04 and installed it but i had trouble running my games and apps from vista until some guy on line told me to get wine ...
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nintendo 64 emulation, confused with mupen 64pluse/m64py, project 64 freezes

I'm in a huge pickle. I'm trying to help a friend to whom I installed Linux for. He is happy with it since he gave up that old xp. but the problem now that we are both faced with is playing our 64 ...
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How is robust terminal emulation achieved in Ubuntu?

My question is using only Ubuntu and/or open source components, how is full terminal emulation with keyboard mapping, logging, and printing achieved in Ubuntu without purchasing a product? By using ...
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Something like Parallels Desktop for Linux?

I'm not normally a fan of mac software implementations, but recently I saw a copy of Parallels Desktop for mac that I was very much impressed by. I looked into parallel's offerings for Linux (I was ...
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Register IOS image in GNS3

I've installed gns3 and when I want to make any topologies with elements from left side panel I get this error: Please register at least one IOS image How can I fixed it? I suppose that I have to get ...
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Getting Star Wars - Rogue Squadron working on linux

I've tried using mupen64plus and project64 2.0 under wine, but both have failed to run correctly. The video is completely blank, although the audio seems to run fine. Even when I fullscreen the ...
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Is it possible to use a PS3 controller to emulate an xbox controller?

I have my PS3 controller connected through USB and while that works fine, no applications seem to support its keymap. So my question is whether it's possible to make it emulate an xbox controller ...
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Stuck with “Launching new emulator”

I'm a windows user and I decided to use ubuntu 12.04 for developing android apps I googled instruction for installing sdk and jdk.. i follow every steps.. and i've create a test application "Hello ...
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Entering fullscreen in mednafen with ONE monitor?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS x86_64 with two mismatched monitors: one, a laptop @ 1366x768 native, the other an Asus @ 1920x1080 native res. How can I enter fullscreen with mednafen displaying on ...
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Are there any PC-98 emulators for Ubuntu?

That is, are there any programs for emulating an NEC PC-9801 (the computer the first five Touhou games were made for) designed to run natively on Ubuntu (or Linux in general)? I haven't been able to ...
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BasiliskII in12.04

I'm trying to install Basilisk2 on 12.04. I converted the rpm from http://basilisk.cebix.net/#download to deb. Running it, however, gives me: BasiliskII: error while loading shared libraries: ...