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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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GPIO contol: FCEUX NES game with keyboard emulation [closed]

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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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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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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How to simulate Ubuntu ARM image on Raspberry Pi with Virtualbox?

How do you run the Ubuntu ARM image in Virtualbox (ultimately managed through Vagrant) for testing a Raspberry Pi configuration? I can find a ton of guides for running various pre-built Raspberry Pi ...
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Emulation Station set up

I have run the emulation station setup script and copied over roms for nes, snes, and n64. But when I try to run emulationstation It starts up, but I am greeted with a screen that says We can't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi GPIO Virtualization possible? [duplicate]

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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Emulate an SD card with a Raspberry?

I have a special embedded device which has an SD card slot and reads data files from an inserted SD card. These data files are validated only once (because validating them on every access would take ...
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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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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....