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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Dreamcast Pi Emulation

I have read some articles lately that state folks have gotten Reicast (a Dreamcast emulator) to run pretty well on a Pi 2. However, I see only windows and android builds of Reicast. Does anyone know ...
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How to simulate the performance of a RPi in a VM?

I would like to roughly check if the code I plan to run on a RPi stresses it in a reasonable way (CPU, RAM, disk). I was wondering if there are some "throttled down" Debian VMs which could be used ...
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Is there a Pi Simulator application for Debian?

I am still busy setting up a workstation/workbench for my PI, but in the mean time I would like to start getting to know some of it's internals, i.e. conversing with it. "How is your GPIO pin n, or ...
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QEmu doesn't start because of kernel panic

I use Qemu-windows-2.4.1 and to start it i invoke the following command: qemu-system-armw.exe -kernel kernel-qemu-4.1.7-jessie -cpu arm1176 -m 256 -M versatilepb -no-reboot -serial stdio -append ...
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Native GBA Emulation

Since the GBA and the Pi both have ARM processors, would it be possible to natively run GBA roms, as long as a wrapper is created to control the GPU, sound, etc, or would the CPU still have to be ...
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Raspberry Pi Cluster Computer

I have recently bought a Porta Pi Arcade, which is basically an RPi powered arcade machine running emulation station and retro pi. I am currently running mame, Sega genesis etc. Using the Pi 2 i have ...
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Kodi on raspbian running external programs

I have installed Kodi on my Raspberry pi 2 with raspbian jessie. Media center works great it is just missing something, and that is games. I also installed RetroArch with some libraries, and I can ...
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VPS on clustered Pi

Can I setup VPS on a clustered RPi? I think Raspbian takes only about a 100mb of RAM, so there's plenty of space left to 'virtual'ize another set of simple OS, but I'm not sure how. Any suggestions ...
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Is there a Raspberry Pi emulator?

For doing bare metal programming, it would be really useful if there was a software emulator for the Raspberry Pi which I could use for debugging and inspection of state. Does such a thing exist? ...
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How to emulate a Rasperry Pi on a Mac? (without assuming previous command line knowledge)

Can anyone point me a tutorial on emulation for the completely clueless person? (To be clear: I'm willing to learn the command line stuff, I just need something that doesn't assume I know it) I have ...
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Long Folder Names with EmulationStation and DosBox

I cannot launch exe files from EmulationStation if the folder name is too long, contains spaces, or other characters. For example: I have a folder ~/RetroPie/roms/pc/My Game (1989) [Action] that ...
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Cannot Emulate Raspberry Pi using Qemu: Kernel Panic

I am trying to follow various guides on the Internet in order to emulate Raspberry Pi on my Fedora 22 machine. I have found this question: Emulating raspbian with QEMU and used it to find kernel-qemu ...
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Would linking two raspberry pi 2s allow enough processing power to emulate ps2 games? [duplicate]

I've read around and it seems that one pi just won't work for the job. I know about the rule of thumb that the emulating device needs to have about 10x better specs that the original hardware, so ...
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How to start the XB1 and open Netflix through my Raspberry Pi?

Maybe some of you heard about the Netflix Switch. (http://makeit.netflix.com/the-switch) I want to build my own Switch using my Raspberry Pi and my xBox One. My Question is: Is there a workaround to ...
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Emulating Raspberry Pi 2 (ARMv7) on OS X

I am developing a commercial product and using the Raspberry Pi 2 as a test platform. The final product will use an ARMv7 CPU as well. As of right now, using the RPi2 via a VNC is killing me. Super ...
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Teamspeak3 R-Pi2

I followed this How-To. Part I: My first problem was step 5. make: No rule to make target '/home/pi/raspidev/qemu/vl.c', needed by 'vl.o'. Stop. Makefile:84: recipe for target ...
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How to click on browser page while emulating touch with Chromium

I needed to simulate touch screen device on Raspberry, and there are some issues installing the driver. So, as a workaround, I'm using Chromium for that purpose with --simulate-touch-screen-with-mouse ...
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Using QEMU to run and configure Raspbian from its microSD card [duplicate]

So, my general goal is to emulate a Raspberry Pi via an ARM emulator in Windows 10. I, essentially, want to initialize the card and configure it so I can either ssh (I'm not entirely sure how to do ...
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How do I create a virtual serial port for me to use?

I am testing a python application on the pi that uses a serial connection via usb to serial adapter. At the moment, I can't use the actual physical device its communicating with. So, does anyone know ...
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EmulationStation installing wrong version

When I use the retro pie setup script, it installs the emulation station version for rpi2. I'm on rpi1, so it's illegal instructioning on me.
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Emulating a bluetooth from a Raspberry Pi

I have Project Cars for the PS4 and found out that I can use a keyboard with it for extra controls. Since I can use the keyboard to engage each gear (like a H-Patten gear stick for steering wheels ...
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How can I virtualize an OS for a Raspberry Pi computer on Windows host? [duplicate]

I would like to try some OS for Raspberry on my computer, without formatting an SD card. (For example: Raspbian)
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Which hardware platform to use for measuring hypervisor performance on ARM?

As a part of my course project, I am required to measure network bandwidth and other aspects of Xen, KVM, and Xvisor hypervisors. Most research literature uses cubieboard for such experiments. What ...
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using the xboxdrv exec function

I have setup an Xbox360 wireless controller for the Rpi2 following this tutorial using xboxdrv: I am launching xboxdrv via init as described here. It should be possible to launch applications such ...
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Trick kernel into having a connected keyboard

I have a Raspberry Pi B running Raspbian. I'm using it to create this for my little brother. I'm using Adafruit's Retrogame code (found here) to receive GPIO inputs and convert them into keyboard ...
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What is the trick to determining what your /dev/mmcblk0p* is going to be when booting?

I'm trying to restore a backup made using this tutorial from a live Raspberry PI (with Noobs) to an external SD Card. From there I made an image of the card on my linux box, sudo dd if=/dev/sdc ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Windows Emulation

I'm aware of various QEmu Guides for emulating the Raspberry Pi but is anyone aware of the settings for running the Pi 2 correctly. I imagine the move from ArmV6 to V7 borked most of the guides. ...
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Developing for the Raspberry Pi

How do you develop for the Raspberry Pi. I'd rather use my own laptop but this speed comparison leads me to believe most developers get one or twe RPi and just develop directly on the device: How does ...
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Emulate the Raspberry Pi on OS X 10.10 Yosemite (Xcode 6.1.1 with Command Line Tools) [duplicate]

I'm keen to Emulate the Raspberry Pi on OS X 10.10 Yosemite (not Linux) (Xcode 6.1.1 with Command Line Tools) Can anyone point the way to Emulating a Raspberry Pi under OS X? Using Homebrew or ...
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Retropie Retroarch Emulator PSX and N64 too small resolution

I'm new to the Raspberry Pi and just got a RP2, with a retropie image. I installed an N64 and PSX rom to test it out and they work perfectly BUT for the size on my 40" 1080p TV. This is what I get: ...
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Snappy Ubuntu Core In Debain Qemu

Is there a way to emulate the Snappy Ubuntu Core image in Qemu under Debian now that it has an arm cortex a-7 chip on it? I tried following this wiki and installed virt-manager to set things up but I ...
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Emulation of the Raspberry Pi with sensors

I am trying to emulate NOOBS or some other Raspberry Pi distro. I have tried QEMU but unfortunately this does not simulate peripheral devices (eg. Sensors) I was wondering if it was possible that a ...
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Playstation 2 emulation

Is there a ps2 emulator which will run on the Rasberry Pi 2 (Model B)? See the requirements for pcx2 (these don't mention ARM, I suspect this means it's not compiled on ARM, is there an ARM emulator ...
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Cannot Get PiPlay (formerly piMAME) to work

Alright so I have a RPi B+ model that I have installed rasbian and then piPlay on. The issue is, when I put .zip rom files into the roms folder for mame4all, non of the games will work. Also, I dont ...
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RetroArch Skips Random Frames in RetroPie

everyone! I recently bought a Raspberry Pi B+ and was able to install RetroPie/EmulationStation straight from the RetroPie-Setup script with no trouble at all. All seems well until I start playing ...
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Virtual machine from SD card

I'm currently trying to make some changes to my Raspbmc Raspberry Pi which I'm continually screwing up. For this reason I've invested in a second SD card. This is my 'test' card, with which I make ...
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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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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 or later. Taking as a start point the Windows download to emulate Raspbian from Sourceforge. Simply changing the .img file that is invoked ...