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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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 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 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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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 USB Gamepad not configured

I've set up RetroPie in Raspbian Jessie and am able to start it up. I have a SNES controller and configured it on the first start up. It works perfectly fine in the menu, but when I select a rom, I ...
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How to emulate a Raspberry 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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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 ...