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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How to make Kovacic's Mod Pack work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I wanna install some Minecraft (preferably 1.8 or later) mods,but when I tried to install just one mod with Forge,it crashed!So I searched for the easiest and safest way to install MC mods and I found ...
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Game Console Emulators (Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Nintendo 64, Gameboy…)

What gaming console emulators are available in the latest 11.10 version. If my english is wrong about gaming console emulator I am referring to Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Gameboy and ...
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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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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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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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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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How to set up E-UAE Amiga emulator?

I always get nostalgic thinking about my good old Amiga 500 days and the many games I enjoyed playing on it. I ran the Amiga emulator WinUAE before on a Windows machine, but I have now switched to ...
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Linux alternatives Softwares Xbox controller

I already know it's possible to manually configure a HID device from terminal in Linux using a couple (many) commands. I wonder if it's also possible to get easier in the process using something ...
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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. When I downloaded the pcsx2-0.9.8-r4594-linux.tar.gz I extracted it in the home ...
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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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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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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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Problems with running emulators in WINE

I'm not sure if this is the best place to ask this question, but i'll ask it anyway: I have been recently attempting to run 2 windows programs on my Ubuntu using WINE:: Model 2 Emulator (emulates ...
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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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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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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 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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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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ePSXe or pSX do not work

ePSXe is my favor emulator. It does not work in Ubuntu 11.10. It ask me for libgtk1.2 and I cant find it within 11.10? pSX told me that: (pSX:6367): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...