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Dosbox saves the day.

If you are a college student taking Computer Science and using linux-based OS and going to school that uses a bunch of “Turbo” things. Definitely, Dosbox will save the day.

“DOSBox is a DOS-emulator that uses the SDL-library which makes DOSBox very easy to port to different platforms. DOSBox has already been ported to many different platforms, such as Windows, BeOS, Linux, MacOS X…”

info from http://www.dosbox.com/information.php?page=0

It is very easy install Dosbox because it is included in official repositories of most distribution

for Debian based like Ubuntu

$ sudo apt-get install dosbox

for Fedora

$ sudo yum install dosbox

for archlinux

$ sudo pacman -S dosbox

For more info how to install and use visit their wiki page

http://www.dosbox.com/wiki/Main_Page

 

To mount drives simply use “dosbox <path to desired mount point>”, For example we want to mount “games/oldgames/”.

$ dosbox games/oldgames/

This command makes the folder “olgames” a C: drive see the pictures.

 

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