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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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 ...
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How do I run Firefox OS as a standalone application?

I got the add-on for the Firefox OS simulator, and it works great! It even keeps functioning after Firefox is closed, so I can save processing power for other things. I'd like to run it as a ...
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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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404 error while trying to install WINE

I tried to install WINE onto ubuntu from which I have just downloaded, but It gives me a strange message after that. Failed to fetch ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Kega Fusion emulator, no d-pad input?

Anyone using the Kega Fusion emulator ? It works fine for me but the d-pad will not work, I can't map it as a button in the config options, all other buttons work fine, even the triggers. I tried ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Invalid login Ubuntu-Snappy on QEMU

I booted Snappy on QEMU but I tried to login with credentials ubuntu/ubuntu but I always get invalid login message. First, I used Snappy version provided by raspberry, it can login however I can't ...
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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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Recommendation for a Colecovision emulator?

I'm searching an emulator for colecovision - a home games console from the early '80s. I've found two: ColEM, which starts but doesn't seems to load the cartidges AdamEM, compiled but not working ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...