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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MAME , Metal Slug, and Neo Geo

I am trying to play Metal Slug in mame. I have both mslug.zip and neogeo.zip, both showing up in the games list, but when I try to run Metal Slug, it says I am missing one or more required files. ...
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Is it possible to emulate a (windows) raid controller to recover a raid1 mirror?

So, Im gonna make a point to ask this question a couple of ways for the sake of wording, and how it might trigger a memory that someone might have experience. Heres what I have: 1. Two hard drives ...
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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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Pixel Shader to OpenGL converter

I am running ubuntu 11.10 on my computer and I would like to emulate a wii. I have a wii emulator running successfully on ubuntu, but it requires pixel shader. I am most sure that my graphics card has ...
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How to install a program from a .pkg file on ubuntu?

I recently downloaded microsoft office visio and was planning on using wine to install it on my laptop running ubuntu 12.04. But I can't access the .exe file.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...