Questions tagged [emulation]

Emulation is the process of setting up one machine to act like another. This normally involves setting up virtualizers or emulators.

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All keyboard arrow keys do not work

(I am new new to pi, so please be specific The version of Pi is 4 It runs Emulation Station v2. 1BRP I am trying to play a game called Rags to Riches using the Commodore 64 emulation. Playing this ...
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How would one emulate a Raspberry Pi guest on a Raspberry Pi 4b 4GB host?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4b, with 4GB of RAM. I would like to run a Virtual Machine with other Raspberry Pi operating systems as Guest (Ubuntu MATE, LibreELEC, possibly RISC OS). I tried using AQEMU, ...
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Retropie - Cable-connected PS3 Controller crazy/ghost moves

Greetings to the community! I have set up my raspberry pi 4 with retropie, connected it through an HDMI cable to my monitor and boot it ready to play. I connected a PS3 controller I own through a ...
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Setting up bridged tun/tap interfaces on Raspbian Buster

I am running some SIMH emulators (think of them as vintage computer virtual machines) on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian buster, and I'd like to set up networking so that a two-way connection with the ...
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Cannot emulate Raspberry on QEMU

I have a problem when I want to emulate a Raspberry on QEMU. I created a "start.bat" where I put: qemu-system-arm -kernel kernel-qemu-4.19.50-buster -cpu arm1176 -m 256 -M versatilepb -no-reboot -...
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Failed to start any Dos games in Lakka /dev/snd/seq failed: No such file or directory

I downloaded and installed latest version of Lakka on my Raspberrypi 1. I can play NES games properly. When starting any DOS games, including the Wolf 3D Demo, it fails to start! The log shows this ...
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Retropie NDS rotate video

can drastic/desmume video output be rotated by 90degrees so it will use full screen? i tried many ways, (when i tried add video_rotate = 1 to retroarch but it only scaled it) but it doesnt worked. ...
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How do i get dolphin on my raspberry pi 3

I have a raspberry pi 3 with retropie and have been trying to get dolphin (emulator) on it, and have failed numerous times. is there any way to install dolphin on my pi?
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Newbie: Raspberry Pi Games Emulator 12v Power supply - Car

I have Corsa D 2007 (wife's old car). I've recently stuck one of the cheap eBay Android Touch screens into it for the laugh (came with reversing camera!) - side note for £30 I'm pleasantly surprised ...
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Dualboot kodi and console emulator on rpi 4

Can I have a dual boot on Raspberry Pi 4B 4G with Kodi (Libreelec) and some console emulation to play games? How the dualboot behaves? Do I need to have full OS to handle it? NOTE: I know how dual ...
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Gameboy Advance Games will not load in a retropie for the lr-gpsp emulator

All games gba I have tried will not run when running them on a retropie. When starting up the game, it shows the splash screen to allow you to config it before its runs, but instead of the game ...
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How to use wine on Raspbian

I used a Kali Linux with wine which was pre installed in it. I found that wine is already in the repo of buster. I installed it . And I used an exe file to run.(it was the 8086 emulator. File name is ...
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Emulating Raspberry Pi with GUI on QEMU / Virtual box in Ubuntu with RAM > 256Mb

I am searching for documentation on emulating Raspberry Pi with GUI on QEMU in Ubuntu with RAM size about 1Gb. Most articles I found from google are either emulating 256Mb rpi with jessie or in the ...
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Simulate raspberry pi GPIO

Is there a software to simulate Raspberry Pi hardware design such as proteus? I would like : To use a raspberry pi as a virtual component, Do all the wiring, simulate, Simulate, test code, Check for ...
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Help with the logistics of powering a raspberry pi emulation box

Firstly, I'm unsure if this belongs here or in electrical engineering, but I decided on here incase anyone else has attempted a similar thing. I've had a raspberry pi and an old wooden chest lying ...
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Thoughts on emulating a ROM chip with a Raspberry Pi?

I am reverse-engineering a late-'80s IBM Wheelwriter typewriter, which runs off of an Intel 8088. It has a ROM chip, specifically: https://www.datasheets360.com/pdf/1277907997291200345?xrefPartId=...
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Faithful emulation of RPi Zero W

I am designing a custom OS for the RPi Zero W for an embedded application. The idea is to use Buildroot to strip the Linux Kernel right down to it's bones using a custom bootloader, static device ...
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Is it possible to have both hidraw0 and hidg0?

I would like to know if we can have both hidraw0 and hidg0 at the same time? Detailed description :- I have a barcode scanner, raspberry pi zero W, zero4u hub. Barcode scanner is connected to ...
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How to run emulationstation and Node.js at the same time?

I started my first foray into raspberrypi this past week. I have a few goals. The mail goal is to install Node.js and homebridge so I can automate a bunch of RF outlets and turn things on/off using ...
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Issues with activating Exagear-Desktop

I bought Exagear Desktop for my Pi 3 this weekend. I payed for it and was emailed the licence key. I first attempted to install exagear via the Add/Remove Software program in the Pi's start menu. I ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ not booting into retropie after using a mp4 splashscreen

I replaced the default theme with futura-dark-V and selected a mp4 splashscreen. When I turn it on, everything works normal until the splashscreen. After the splashscreen, it says: lvl0: Error ...
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Emulating Raspbian With Qemu in Arch linux

I'm trying to emulate RaspbianOS on my Arch Linux host using qemu-system-arm. and I have run into some problems. The emulation works fine using the machine versatilepb but when invoking qemu-system-...
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Is there a way to run Raspberry Pi Image on Windows?

I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian Stretch OS installed, I want to take an image of its current state then run in it in virtual environment on my Windows machine, make some changes to the OS state (i....
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Mame on Raspbian gives error: “Could not initialize SDL No available video device”

I am building a MAME cabinet. I got some ROMS, tested everything on my laptop, and now I am trying to put it on a raspberry pi 3 to use in the cabinet. I thought it would be nice to minimize memory ...
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Is emulation worth it?

I am a decent Linux user looking to develop on raspberry, I don't have one yet. In my mind the ideal workflow would be to startup a virtual rasbian instance, connect to it via terminal and develop ...
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Python HID API's for RPi's

I realize that solutions exist for having an RPi emulate an HID device (Can the Pi Emulate an HID device with via USB?) but are there any existing API's that can achieve the same thing as https://...
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Mednafen Troubleshooting (specifacally SNES and Gameboy Advance)

I am trying to use mednafen and mednafee to run retro games on my raspberry pi. The NES games work great, and so do the Gameboy Color and Gameboy games, but I am having trouble with the SNES and GBA ...
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How can i emulate a ps/2 keyboard with raspberry pi3

So I am working on an medical machine which runs on microcontroller(So,No OS).It gets the input from ps/2 keyboard. I would like to automate it. I would like some basic idea and some help on how to do ...
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(RetroPie) (MAME) Are there prewritten ROM sets that fit into specific Micro SD sizes?

I noticed the MAME sets at Archive.org MAY work with Retropie OS, but it's over 200 GB, and I was wondering if there was any way of knowing which games will or won't run, or if there were prewritten ...
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What is the “Hotkey Enable” button supposed to be?

I have installed RetroPie on a new Raspberry Pi and went to set up a controller. After pressing all the buttons as requested, I was prompted to select something for "Hotkey Enable". What is this ...
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Raspberry pi emulator for windows

i found a web article for configure raspberry pi emulator for windows, but i couldn't able to bookmark the page. But i have these tools and any one can tell me how to configure raspberry pi emulator ...
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SNES emulator for Raspberry Pi 3b / Debian 9 (stretch)

Is there any SNES emulator that will work on a Debian 9 (stretch) based Raspbian system? SNES9X is missing the libjpeg8 libraries which don't seem to exist in the latest Debian release. ZSNES doesn'...
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libjpeg8 on Debian 9 (Stretch)

I have huge problems getting the snes9x emulator to run on a Raspberry Pi 3b with the Debian 9 (Stretch) + Pixel desktop. It all boils down to libjpeg8 (libjpeg.so.8 library) missing. This library ...
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How do I install default raspbian programs on a raspberry pi already running emulation station?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with a 32 GB SD card that I put a pre-made image with emulation station on. It launches emulation station on boot and I installed the desktop so that I can use the Pi like a ...
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Street Fighter 3 not working on startup (retropie)

I have a retropie and I want to play street fighter 3 on it. So I downloaded the zip file (sfiii3.zip) into the /roms/fba/ directory and when I try to run the game the screen goes black and then goes ...
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Simulating electrical inputs to an Arduino and Raspberry Pi

I have an Arduino-Raspberry Pi system, with many sensors attached, that I want to try to virtually test (without either physical device) on Travis CI. Are there any extant tools capable of simulating ...
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How deep can a virtual machine like VirtualBox emulate Raspberry Pi?

Currently I have the firmware code for a device running on Raspberry Pi. I want to use a linux computer that I have to test the device out using a virtual machine like Virtual Box (To connect it to ...
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Harddrive install with Noobs?

I just got a Raspberry pi 3 with a WD usb external pi hardrive. The hardrive comes with a bootberry sd card with really confusing and contradictory instructions that installed (old outdated versions ...
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In Retropie, how can I replace autostart Emulation Station with an emulator

I'm making a DOS computer emulator an want to hide the start text and load immediately DOS, like the real computer from a Raspberry Pi Zero.
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PiFace Digital 2 and Raspberry Pi 3

I have a PiFace Digital 2 and a Pi i 3 with the latest Debian and Pixel installed. My first question is, is the PiFace digital 2 compatible with the Pi 3? From what I can tell they are. Secondly, I ...
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Can't figure out how to get Higan working with OpenGL

I'm trying to get Higan working. I can't figure out how to avoid this error: Error: OpenGL 3.2 is not avaliable. Select another video driver on the Advanced Configuration tab and restart again. I'...
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Is there a simulator for building circuits with Raspberry Pi GPIO pins?

I was wondering if there is a free simulator/emulator that I can run either online or on a Windows computer to let me test my scripts and more importantly my wiring, as I am new to building circuits. ...
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Options for building docker images for pi 3 on amd64?

I've got a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian with Docker in a headless setup just fine. I've been building an application with docker-compose directly on the Pi, and while that's working just fine, it's ...
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SNES emulator without RetroPi?

I'm running Raspbian and I want to install a simple SNES emulator. I tried installing what seems to be the most popular one on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install zsnes But the package doesn't seem to ...
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My USB SNES controllers are too laggy - is this fixable?

I bought a Pi 3 a while back with some cheap SNES controllers from Ali Express. After setting RetroPie up it worked wonderfully, except that the controller latency is very high and makes a lot of ...
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RetroPie issues

I recently set up RetroPie on my B+. What is wrong with N64 emulator? I have graphic errors and no sound. (Sorry for issues with thread. I am new to this.)
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How do I save my game process with RetroPie?

I just got a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and have installed NES games. How can I set this up for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B to save game progress on games that should, such as The Legend of Zelda? Once I ...
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Emulation Station Keyboard Enter

It's quite confusing when using EmulationStation with a keyboard that the [A] button is the only way to select a menu item. Usually the <Enter> (Return) key will not be assigned to [A] but, out ...
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Emulationstation on new RPI OS

I have formatted my RPI3 SD card to run the new Raspbian OS (with new skin and such). The problem is that I used to run Emulationstation on that SD card; so I did try to install it manually, instead ...
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How Can I Emulate An x86 CPU on a Raspberry Pi with Qemu?

NOTE: I am aware that this question has been asked before HERE, but after having followed that question step by step, troubleshooted on my own and having done plenty of research on the internet to try ...