Could I Install a "Raspberry Pi OS" On a Laptop? [Octoprint]

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  1. Polarise
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    Hello, I have an old laptop that I don't use. I also have a 3D Printer that I recently got. It is the Monoprice Select Mini. So what I want to do is be able to control the printer remotely by installing Octoprint, a "Raspberry Pi OS."

    Is it possible for me to install Octoprint onto my laptop? I don't want to spend money on a Raspberry Pi at this point. What can I do?
     
  2. elBenyo

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    It's possible to run pi OS's in a virtual machine but not on the hardware natively at boot. There in an app out there that can run Android on an x86 PC natively, actually here's a few ways to run Android on a PC.

    https://www.howtogeek.com/179691/4-ways-to-run-android-on-your-pc-and-make-your-own-dual-os-system/
     
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