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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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 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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How to keyboard setup in Raspberry?

http://www.amazon.in/Raspberry-Pi-Screen-Display-Finger-Capacitive/dp/B01BKOTRFI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1460391670&sr=8-1&keywords=raspberry++pi+monitor#productDetails https://www....
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Raspberry 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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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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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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How Can I Emulate An x86 CPU on a Raspberry Pi with Qemu?

!!DISCLAIMER!! 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 ...
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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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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....
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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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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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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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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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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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“Native” armhf/armv7/aarch64 Raspbian environment on x86 pc/virtualbox?

I am very encouraged in development of some specific software to run on RPi 3B or higher, BUT it is quite a pain to test it in qemu with max of 256m ram and single core "verstatilepb" setup while ...
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How to steer which controller to use for specific emulators in RetroPi?

I'm using RetroPi for NES and SNES emulation, mainly. For that, I have 3 controllers connected to my Pi in total: 2 x SNES 1 x NES All controllers are recognized; however, I'm having the following ...
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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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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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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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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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Emulate USB devices from one Pi zero to another Pi zero

I'm looking for the best way to emulate USB devices that are plugged into a Pi zero and connected to another Pi zero through GPIO pins, so the second Pi zero will emulate the actual device that is ...
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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 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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How to configure keysettings for each game individually for picade?

I have the picade from pimoroni and use it for example with the C64 emulator. Within the picade there is the special Picade PCB board which does the keymapping that should be reprogrammable. My ...
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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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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? I'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My tv loses the signal while playing retropie

I have got Retropie working and was testing an PS1 emulator. All was fine for 10 minutes or so, then lost the signal to the TV. After restarted the RPi and loaded up the emulator again the same ...
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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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How to emulate raspberry pi 2 on Ubuntu 14.04 PC?

Here I got an image of Raspberry Pi (re-designed). Let's call it pi2-16gb.img Emulate ARM Raspberry Pi 2 model B v1.1 on a Ubuntu PC Now I want to emulate it before inserting it to a Pi 2 physically....
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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(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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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 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 ...