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Emulation is the process of setting up one machine to act like another. This normally involves setting up virtual operating systems or other virtual devices.

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Updating EmulationStation

Is it possible to update my version of EmulationStation on my Pi without uninstalling everything and installing a later version? I'm using RetroPie v1.1 and I've installed a v2.3 (I think) on a ...
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What is the best distro and version of MAME to run on a Pi that is multitasking?

about to get my first pi (a B+) along with a lightberry. I'm a decently seasoned linux developer so intend to push it as far as I can. I initially planned to put a red-hat/fedora flavor distro (to be ...
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Emulation raspberry PI

How to get W.P.A.G.U.I to appear on Emulation Station screen so i can configure my wireless from the home screen, and in Emulation station how do i get a P.D.F reader to appear on the screen so i can ...
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Establish connection between Qemu Raspbian machine and Host

Objective: I would like to install several virtual (emulated) Raspberry machines on the laptop, connect them to each other and to the laptop. Afterwards I would like to send tcp packets from virtual ...
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What emulators are used with Emulation Station?

I've compiled EmulationStation from source rather than download the RetroPie disk image. I've followed these instructions here. However, when I attempt to play a rom, EmulationStation errors out with ...
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Raspberry Pi GPIO Virtualization,Possible?

So i have (planned) a project that utilize the GPIO.From what i know GPIO can be programmed and sending or receiving digital I/O. But since i don't have enough fund (yet) i need to know is there any ...
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EmulationStation hot key buttons not registering

I'm trying to set up my SNES usb controller to work with EmulationStation, which works just fine. But I'm also trying to set up hotkey buttons to save, exit, load the games. which don't work. Well ...
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Docker on Raspbian?

How would I go about running Docker (https://www.docker.io) on Raspbian? The instructions I've found are either a very manual process based on Raspbian but with a very old kernel that seemed to ...
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Virtualbox install help

I have been trying to install Oracle Virtual box in raspbian, but when I follow Oracle's tutorial, I get the error: W: Failed to fetch http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/dists ...
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Arcade buttons on GPIO, multiple buttons on the same ground pin

I have noticed that while hooking up arcade buttons to the GPIO set on the model b board that along with the joystick I should be able (by assigning certain GPIO pins to ground) to connect 7 other ...
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No sound in vice

I'm using the RetroPie image to install Emulationstation and Vice. Sound works fine in Emulationstation but I can't get sound to work in Vice. I tried all different sound drivers and settings in Vice ...
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Raspberry Pi wont boot until ethernet cable is connected

I'm using the RetroPie distro, on a Model-B Pi. The problem I'm having is that everytime I turn on my Pi, it doesn't boot until I plug an ethernet cable connected to a powered PC. It just stays on ...
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Transputer Emulation

Given that next year is the 30th anniversary of the Inmos Transputer, I'd like to try to set up a sort of emulation of the distributed architecture using the RPi. Although I'm only at the planning ...
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Existing Raspbian Installation in Qemu on Windows

I have a Raspberry Pi Model B running Raspbian NOOBS, which I'm preparing to use as a media centre / Node.JS server. I have followed various tutorials and managed to get a premade Raspbian image up ...
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Software for running virtual hosts on the Raspberry Pi

Is there any software around that allows me to run multiple virtual hosts in one raspberry pi? Edit: The sentence above is what I want to get answered. Please do not make assumptions of what I want ...
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RiscOs under QEMU

I'm trying to use QEMU to emulate RiscOs under Windows7. Taking as a start point the Windows download to emulate Raspbian from Sourceforge. Simply changing the .img file that is invoked by run.bat ...
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what does -append field work in QEMU [closed]

I saw this command to make image qemu-system-arm -kernel kernel-qemu -cpu arm1176 -m 256 -M versatilepb -no-reboot -serial stdio -append "root=/dev/sda2 panic=1" -hda 2013-05-25-wheezy-raspbian.img ...
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Advmame on pi with raspbmc

I've been trying to get advanceMAME to run on my Pi but I haven't had any luck.I installed advmame via this package, but when I try to run it I get the following error: Assertion 'l' failed at ...
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Is there a way to alter the raspberry image that appears during boot?

A glint-box community member recently asked me if there was a way to replace the raspberry image that appears in the top-left corner of the screen during boot to something more NES-centric, such as a ...
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GPIO controlling FCEUX nes game with keyboard emulation

I am working on a project to build a small gamepad wired to a raspberry pi's GPIO ports. The gamepad is working - a python program emulates keyboard input using the uinput module when buttons on the ...
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Logitech K700 (Revue) keyboard/trackpad combo - Function Key (F1-F12) emulation

With the Logitech K700 (Logitech Revue) wireless keyboard/trackpad combo, is there any way to emulate the function keys (F1-F12)? EmulationStation, which is the frontend for RetroPie, uses function ...
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Performance problems with xboxdrv

I wanna use the RPi as an emulation machine, thanks to RetroPie this is not a big problem. To control everything I want to connect multiple Xbox 360 wireless gamepads. This is possible by using ...
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NAS with a cluster of some raspberry pi

Is it possible to make a high performance NAS with a Raspberry Pi cluster (2 to 4 pis)? With high performance I mean able to handle streaming of 2 full HD movies at the same time. Let's say I have 4 ...
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How to successfully emulate RPI on OSX?

I followed this guide to emulate RPI on OSX via VirtualBox and it works. Now I'd like to simplify things a bit since this solution involves running debian in a virtual machine just to run qemu on top ...
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QEMU Virtual Machine - Win 98 Disk Error

I have been trying to setup Windows 98 in a QEMU environment on the Raspberry Pi (I can install it fine on my Win 7 and Linux machines). But there seems to be a weird error. I setup the vm with a ...
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Game platforms emulators on Xbmc/Openelec

Is it possible to run emulators on Xbmc/Openelec? I am familiar with an addon "Rom Collection Browser" and as my understanding of this plugin is that it can launch various games with different ...
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Can I emulate x86 CPU to run Teamspeak 3 server?

Reading different posts and Can I emulate x86 to run Windows 95? it seems to be possible to some extent to simulate x86 CPU. In my special case I want to run a Teamspeak server, which isn't provided ...
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Can I emulate x86 to run Windows 95?

In a comment to another question about Windows, somebody brought up a good point, Raspberry Pis have the horsepower to run older games. It just so happens that I have a favorite older game from the ...
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Are there any emulators that run without X on raspberry pi?

Are there any emulators that run on the Rpi without X? If not, is there a specifically light-weight window manager that would be good with video game emulator?
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Joystick/Gamepad not working in RetroArch

I've installed RetroArch following these instructions, and I would like to use my gamepad. I'm using a USB connector for my GameCube controller, and I'm running the pocketsnes emulator. The emulator ...
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Sega Genesis/Mega Drive emulation (Gens/Gens-GS)

What is the current status of Sega Genesis/Mega Drive emulation? I'd like to get Gens or Gens-GS running on Raspbian, if possible. How is the performance? Since Genesis/Mega Drive Gens also ...
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How to run Raspbian on VirtualBox?

I have tried Debian on VirtualBox and would like to check out Raspbian. How do I install Raspbian on VirtualBox?
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Playstation Emulation

Does anyone know if it is possible to get the PCSXR (Playstation 1) emulator to work on the Raspberry Pi? On both Debian Squeeze and Wheezy, running any game on it with the xvideo plugin just gives. ...
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Is mame ARM compatible?

I'm still waiting on my Raspberry Pi, but when I get it is it possible to run Mame on it? I'm not concerned about how it will perform, but I've got my mind set on a project and want to know if it ...
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Raspbery Pi Emulation in OSX

Is there an emulator for Raspberry Pi that I could use to try to familiarise myself with the environment? And in my case something that will work on OSX.
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Emulation on a Windows PC

How can I emulate the Raspberry Pi on Windows? Related: Emulation on a Linux PC
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How does speed of QEMU emulation compare to a real Raspberry Pi board?

I've managed to following Jivings answer to set up QEMU on my Ubuntu machine with the default Debian image, though I have had to use arm1136-r2 instead of arm1176. What is the best way to compare the ...
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Programming without a device [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Emulation on a PC How can a virtual environment be set up to program for the Raspberry Pi without using the device itself?
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Emulation on a Linux PC

How can I connect an SD card containing a Raspberry Pi OS to my Linux PC, and boot the OS in an emulator? Why won't VMWare work? What are the limitations of this method? Related: Emulation on a ...