The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
61 views

Can a single person develop a Sega Genesis emulator? [closed]

Someone told me that Sega Genesis emulation can not be done by one person, not even for many years. Why is this? Small indie teams and open source projects make emus for free, and there's a video on ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Enable Touch Events Chrome

Google Chrome used to have an option for enabling touch events in the browser. F12->Overrides->Enable Touch Events. With the latest version of Google Chrome for the desktop I can't for the life of me ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Windows 3.11 maximized shell window in SYSTEM.INI

I use a way to run 16-bit applications by running them in emulated Windows 3.11 in DOSBox. I automatically mount the directory containing the application, set the SHELL property in SYSTEM.INI to the ...
3
votes
2answers
83 views

Do emulators parse binary code within files?

I have seen some emulators that claim they execute, and even though they do, their source code shows they don't directly parse every 1 and 0 to determine an instruction. My question is, if the ...
2
votes
2answers
115 views

Why CPU emulation is slow [closed]

Different CPU (IA-32, ARM9 etc.) operations should be equivalent in their nature (move, read, write data etc.). It shouldn't be that painful for different CPUs to emulate each other. But seems like ...
-4
votes
3answers
92 views

Emulating a system that's more powerful than the REAL system which is emulating it? [closed]

People often argue that emulation of big systems like PS4 are "impossible" on lower-end systems (Celeron running Windows 7 Pro, 2GB RAM, 1200 MHz FSB, crappy GPU) due to less REAL hardware resources ...
0
votes
0answers
225 views

Bios selecting trouble with pcsx2 on Mac

I finally succeeded to download and make work the pcsx2 emulator on my Mac but each time I quit and reopen the software, the bios file gets changed like : from Desktop/PS2/biosto Desktop/PS2/bios/PS2 ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

wanem does not apply delay in both directions

I'm new here so please cut me some slack because i'm not very familiar with the procedures here :) Anyway i have a LAN with three PCs' (A,B,C) A,C are some simple clients and B is a bridge with WANem ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Will QEMU emulate processors newer than the one in which it's running?

If I compile QEMU in Linux running on a 486 processor, will it be able to emulate the Pentium processor features on it (like MSR)? And, if it doesn't, is there any way to emulate the Pentium features ...
0
votes
0answers
217 views

Trouble Adding ROMs in GroovyArcade

I don't know if any of you have experience with GroovyArcade, but hopefully someone's heard of it. It's an all-inclusive Linux live CD designed for emulating old game systems and arcades, based on ...
0
votes
0answers
662 views

USB-HDD vs. USB-FDD vs. USB-ZIP, USB Flash emulation

From http://agnipulse.com/2011/11/partition-usb-flash-drive/ am I right in believing that the USB boot emulation is controlled by nothing more than the partition table, and therefore any USB drive is ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Reading a disk image without extension

I have three files that are supposed to be disks image with a .img extension. However, when I look at their properties, Windows says that it's just a file, without any extension. I tried to manually ...
1
vote
2answers
106 views

Can one make a Macbook behave like a USB-Drive

Is there a Way to emulate an usb-drive with a Macbook? I do not mean to emulate usb drives on my macbook! I would like to plug a double usb cable to my macbook and e.g. my TV. I want the TV to think ...
0
votes
1answer
277 views

How to emulate mouse scroll in openbox?

I use laptop a lot and have no mouse. I use trackpoint which substitutes the mouse very well except scrolling. Is it possible to bind scrolling of windows to - for example - 'Ctrl + middle + mouse? I ...
-1
votes
2answers
84 views

What do you call the “action of” striping threads across multiple processors? [closed]

A question of curiousity, I understand [one thread per core] or with time slicing, [many threads one core] But, is there a way even through emulation, even with a performance cost, to... how to say... ...
1
vote
1answer
166 views

How to make a terminal (running in Atari emulator on Mac) talk to a telnet BBS?

There are a number of Atari ST BBSes still running today, available via telnet. I connect to some of these occasionally using SyncTerm on my Mac. It would be even better to use an ATARI terminal ...
-1
votes
2answers
749 views

Is there a way to run Windows 8 Apps on Linux?

Many Windows 8 desktop applications can be ran on Linux via Wine. I really don't know how to run application download from the store on a Linux box. The way the programs are packaged is an immediate ...
0
votes
0answers
125 views

Gamepad constantly triggers “Hat 0 Up” on PCSX-R? - OS X

I can use the controller no problem with Windows but when I use it on OS X (Snow Leopard) in PCSX-R, it constantly triggers the Hat 0 Up key. This is via the DFInput plugin v1.2.0. Can anybody point ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

How to prevent sound being sporadically choppy when playing Amiga games on WinUAE?

I find that when playing Amiga games in WinUAE, the sound goes choppy for no apparent reason. Sometimes this happens right away when starting emulation, other times sound is fine for a while then ...
1
vote
0answers
142 views

Why isn't there anything like WINE to run Osx software on Linux? [closed]

Is there any particular reason that prevents the possibility of creating software like WINE to run Osx soft on GNU/Linux ? What led to the creation of wine, excluding games, was the lack of some ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Run Windows 7 in (K)ubuntu without reinstalling it?

I've got a windows 7 system and are willing to install kubuntu 12.04 64bit on it now. As I need to run some windows programs I'm willing to keep my windows 7 and setup a dual-boot. For increasing ...
1
vote
0answers
303 views

Emulate a Printer

Is it possible to emulate a printer in Windows 7 or Ubuntu Linux? What Im trying to do is test the output of the document to two different printing devices without physically having them. I work ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

running windows on linux HOW TO?

I've got linux and windows while I use linux majority of my time. However from time to time I'd like to play some games which wine doesn't support without rebooting the machine. Is it possible to run ...
1
vote
2answers
292 views

FreeBSD: connect to switch console

I am using FreeBSD to connect to a juniper switch using console connection. I have crossover network cable: 1 end in switch and other in my freebsd laptop. What do I need in freebsd and how do I ...
0
votes
1answer
139 views

Is there any way to get DirectX on a server?

I'm trying to get DirectX 6 (or newer, or OpenGL instead) to work on a VMware virtual machine (server). I can't enable 3D acceleration, I only have Admin access to the machine. The app I'm trying to ...
0
votes
1answer
363 views

Emulating a Serial Device on OS X

I have been working with building Microcontroller (mostly Arduino) based devices for the past few months and have been quite surprised by the seeming lack of any form of serial emulation. I know ...
0
votes
0answers
266 views

Running old Windows game with 2 CDs on Mac OS X

There is an old Windows game that comes on 2 CDs. It works such that when you reach a certain point in the game, it will prompt you to insert the second CD to continue. I have a friend who would like ...
0
votes
1answer
739 views

USB drive emulator

My company uses a software that needs an "original" USB drive inserted, but that's an old software, and currently we only have 1 working pen left. Is there any way to create an image of the pen, or ...
1
vote
1answer
248 views

Mobile phone simulator for development [closed]

I have a new software that I developed for mobile phones, to allow the user to receive text for a chance to win prizes, wallpapers, ringtones etc... I want to know if there's a software that can ...
1
vote
3answers
616 views

What's the best way of running a Linux distro transparently on top of Windows?

I'm having an issue I'm sure lots of people have. I LOVE Unix and I'm indifferent about Windows. I would love to be on Unix all the time, but as an avid gamer I find myself forced to use Windows. But ...
0
votes
1answer
785 views

qemu-i386 on ARM processor giving ld-linux.so.2 error

I am trying to install Ventrilo server on my SheevaPlug, running Debian ARMEL. Since Ventrilo server is an x86 program, I would like to try and use qemu-i386 to run the server on my ARM processor. ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

Install .NET Framework 3.5 on Mac through Crossover (Wine)?

I'm trying to run a piece of software (ConnectWise PSA) on my Mac without having to run Parallels. I'm running Parallels now, but want to get away from it if possible. I use CrossOver, a Windows ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

Is there software to fully emulate a USB hard drive?

Does anyone know a Windows program that can mount disk images and emulate a physical USB hard drive, including properties like the serial number? I already found software to emulate CDs and DVDs like ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Virtual screen on Windows like XVFB on Linux

For a good while I have been playing with the idea of having a virtual screen which is "attached" to my real screen but does not really exist. The idea is that it should almost be like xvfb, the ...
5
votes
4answers
11k views

How can I run an iOS or Android app on my PC?

I've got a SWTOR account, and I'm interested in adding a security key to my account. Not because I'm particularly worried about my account being compromised, but because it allows access to a ...
4
votes
2answers
320 views

Can I run Mac software on Windows?

Is there a way to run Mac software without using a virtual machine? Note: Though there is this question, it is pretty outdated; the update, while more recent, does not actually answer that question.
9
votes
6answers
496 views

Can machine code be translated to a different architecture?

So this is kind of related to a question about running a Windows server on ARM. So the premise of my question is, can machine code be translated from one architecture to another in order to execute a ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Emulating SPARC hardware

I need a software who emulate SPARC system (Hardware) in a Windows 7 host computer. I need to install a Solaris SPARC 10 for developing purpose and I don't have a SPARC machine. Can you give me some ...
2
votes
1answer
255 views

Emulate older Mac on Snow Leopard

My application development team wants to test program builds on older MacOS X versions (10.4 and 10.5). Is there an emulator or virtual system capable of allowing this from inside our MacOS 10.6? ...
3
votes
1answer
92 views

Emulating hardware via ethernet?

I have an intersting idea I would like to see: is there any way to connect your LAN computers and use each other's devices as being on the current device? Eg.: I have a souncard connected to the ...
3
votes
3answers
552 views

Running iOS app on Windows NT4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using Apps on non-IOS devices? Are there any emulators or such thing to run an iOS app on windows? Anything like that available NT4? (I don't make up the requirements, ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How to launch WinCE App on Windows XP

My dad has a cheap tablet that runs Windows XP. We have a USB GPS device that can be connected to the tablet and used for GPS. We also have the latest version of iGO primo. The only problem is ...
1
vote
1answer
439 views

What was the first Version of Opera Mini browser and Is there any emulator for that version? [closed]

What was the first Version of Opera Mini browser and Is there any emulator for that version? I'm on Windows 7 and I want to test a website with Oldest Opera Mini.
0
votes
3answers
15k views

How can I print with DosBox?

I'm looking for a version of dosbox with print support I saw the answers to this question Using a printer in Dosbox but I didn't manage to make it work
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Unable to play my old DOS games on new laptop?

I upgraded to a new Compaq laptop last year with Windows 7 installed, and now I'm unable to play my old DOS games and I get this error message when I try to play: The version of this file is not ...
1
vote
1answer
573 views

Is something better than wine? [closed]

Are there any better "emulators" (wine is not emulator) than wine?
0
votes
2answers
462 views

how to install Mac OS X on your Windows PC using PearPC?

how to install Mac OS X on your Windows PC using PearPC? Anyone have achieve this before?
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Emulate, debug BlackBerry mobile website

I'm developing a website that needs to be compatible for mobile phones (esp. BlackBerry). How can I debug it's CSS? I already installed the Default User Agent plug-in for Firefox problem is I just ...
15
votes
3answers
6k views

Why won't windows exe's work on Linux?

I'm not asking about how to make a Windows exe work in Linux. I'm asking WHY it does not work. What is different about the way Windows runs an executable and Linux runs an executable? Why did they ...
0
votes
1answer
630 views

How can I visit to a virtual machine localhost from the main os browser?

I'm emulating Ubuntu on my mac and I want to use it as local server to test websites. I'm using wmware tools for emulation. How can I visit to the localhost in the emulated Ubuntu from the browser ...