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Running Bash with Box86 & Box64

Both box86 & box64 are now able to run bash. And a x86/x86_64 version of bash can also be found in the the “tests” folder of box repo. While this is a neat feature, you could wonder what could be the use of this. Well, the use is to be able to run shell script…

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Box64 Box86

Box86/Box64 vs QEMU vs FEX (vs Rosetta2)

Comparing performances I decided to compare the performances of the OpenSource Linux Userspace Emulator that allows you to run x86/x86_64 apps on ARM linux. There are QEMU-user, FEX-emu and Box86/Box64. How to bench Linux userspace emulator Test will consist of the bench I already used a couple of time, and that can be run as…

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Box64 Box86 Gaming General

Box86/Box64 are easy to use

Discover how box86 & box64 are easy to use and install, and how they can be integrated in the system.

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Box64 Box86 Dev

A deep dive into library wrapping

After talking about the dynarec, we’re going to talk about library wrapping. This article will be very technical from start to finish. Note: until the “Differences” paragraph, everything said is identical for box86 and box64. As such, until then, you can replace every “box86” with “box64” and “x86” with “x86_64”. The first step: loading As…

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Box64 Box86 Dev

Inner workings

A high‑level view of box86/box64 and a low‑level view of the dynarec This article explains the technical details about how box86 and box64 works (at the high level for the start and a low level for the dynarec). At the start, box86 (and box64) will extract useful informations about the executable being run: where is…

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Box64 Box86 Gaming

Game performances

Measuring performances of an emulator is always a bit tricky. For box86 (and box64), I decided to use benchs of opensource softwares, and compare the results between native and i386 version. A few months ago, I did some benchs and wrote the results for the Fosdem. The article can still be found here. The result…

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Box86 Gaming

ARM Gaming

I see more and more posts about new solutions and platforms beeing created that will enable gaming on ARM, like if it was something new and revolutionnary. While I do agree it’s revolutionnary, I disagree with the “new” aspect. Gaming on ARM is quite old in fact. For those who remember that time, Pocket PC…