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 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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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Apple IIGS emulator?

What is the best quality Apple IIGS emulator for Ubuntu that is relatively easy to install? I have tried KEGS, but get the following (working without probs on my Windows partition): Preparing X ...
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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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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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Which NDS emulator run better in Ubuntu?

I just want to know, which nds emulator run better(performance) in Ubuntu 11.04? it doesn't matter if it run on wine or natively.
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Running 64 bit Ubuntu distribution from 32 bit Ubuntu

Related to this question How do I run qemu with 64bit processor on a 64bit machine?, I'm trying to run latest ubuntu 11.10 64bit distribution under Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit using qemu on a core2duo (64 bit ...
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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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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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Emulating IE in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install IE9, IE8, or IE7 in ubuntu 12.04.LTS I need to test my web site in Internet Explorer. Unluckily, I can't move it to Windows and run there. So what is the ...
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What emulation mode for an epson printer is best? [closed]

I'm looking for a color duplex printer for Ubuntu. My favourites are Epson B-310N and Brother HL 4050CDN. The latter should be work with linux, but I'd prefer the first one, because printing costs are ...
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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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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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How Do I tether without root on Ubuntu

Currently I use PDAnet for my windows machines, but after just installing Ubuntu 10.10 netbook remix on my hp mini I realized that PDAnet has no Ubuntu client. Is there any way to run PDAnet or its ...
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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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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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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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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 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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What happens when devices are created and how do I emulate the behaviour myself?

The reason I ask the question is because I would like to emulate a device or create a device (specifically a usb-device) on disk without connecting the physical device. What I would like is to create ...
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Can I use two USB gamepads to play games in FCE Ultra?

I want to buy a couple USB game pads to use with NES emulator FCE Ultra. What I can't find out, is if I have two game pads connected, will FCEU differentiate between them? i.e. map each game pad to ...
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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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Need ia32-libs to run 32bit app on 64 bit OS

I need to use the program topdrawer. There is only a 32 bit version of topdrawer available, so according to their wiki I need to install ia32-libs to use it. However, when I try sudo apt-get install ...
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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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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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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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CMD.exe Emulator in Ubuntu to run .cmd/.bat file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Executing .bat file The title says it all. I need to create batch files and run and test them. I dont have any Windows machine. If there was any cmd.exe emulator in ...
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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 do you emulate a Bluetooth keyboard?

Well I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung R410 (newer version!) and I have many bluetooth enabled devices with horrible virtual keyboards, and I would like to connect them to bluetooth keyboards, but I ...
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Installing dgen removes ubuntu-desktop

I am trying to install "dgen" a Sega MegaDrive/Genesis emulator, available in the official Ubuntu repositories. But when I try to install, the package manager (USC or even apt-get), say's that he ...
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How can I get Mupen64 and my game saves on 12.04?

I recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04, and I had a bunch of game progresses saved from my Mupen64 emulator. I kept my roms, so I figure I kept my saves as well, but I can't find Mupen64 in the ...
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Best NES emulator?

I have tried two emulators and Megaman 2 has issues running on GFCE Ultra NES Emulator where Megaman disappears when hit. GCEUX has sound problems.
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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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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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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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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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How do I install the latest version of Mupen64? [closed]

Alright, I can't figure out how to install Mupen64 on Ubuntu 12.04. I'm gonna be moving in ~2 days with no internet connection for an indefinite amount of time, so that's why I'm asking for answers ...
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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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Running WoW on ubuntu, is it possible to fix the weird “Alt” button behavior? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? I've managed to get WoW working smoothly through wine (quite impressed), but the Alt key seems to be ...
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Restore GFCE Ultra NES Emulator after fullscreen [closed]

After hitting Alt+Enter the "GFCE Ultra NES Emulator" goes fullscreen perfectly. However, restoring "normal screen" mode doesn't get the screen resolution to go back to its original state. It remains ...
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WAP browser with WMLS support [closed]

I tried wApua, but it only opens WML files, and it can't execute the external scripts. I tried WinWap on Windows, but the scripts didn't work as expected, they showed dialog boxes and calculated ...