DOSBox is a free emulator that emulates an IBM PC compatible computer running MS-DOS. It is intended especially for use with old PC games.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
11 views

/dev permissions misconfiguration

I'm having a problem with permissions on my devices. I used Kubuntu-based Netrunner distro, vivid-based. Problem: After some software installation, all my SDL-based apps (Dosbox, etracer) suddenly ...
12
votes
1answer
620 views

Can I emulate graphical DOS applications inside a TTY?

Can I play DOS games inside a hard terminal (like the ones that open with Control+Alt+F1)? I want to be able to close the Xsession because the PC I'm doing this is on is really slow. The PC has ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

How do I fix the audio in my dosbox install?

When I run dosbox it has trouble initializing the audio. Here is the output: DOSBox version 0.74 Copyright 2002-2010 DOSBox Team, published under GNU GPL. CONFIG:Loading primary settings from ...
1
vote
1answer
602 views

Assembly: TASM illegal command

Few weeks ago I asked for a similar TASM compiler, but seems that the instructor wants nothing but TASM. So I installed this using wine in DosBox. But no matter what my code is, when I run tasm ...
-1
votes
1answer
446 views

DOSBox is unable to run c program

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I installed DOSBox emulator to run TC. DOSBox is working fine. but when I try to run program on the C drive than DOSBox is closed automatically. I am using CTRL+F9 to ...
1
vote
1answer
156 views

running old msdos/windows program qa4 ver 4.0 on ubuntu 13.10

Looking for more info on this because I'm not sure how to qualify my qa4 v4.0 program (symantic). It runs on ms-dos, but also runs as a windows program in win3, 98, xp. It won't run under win7. I ...
0
votes
2answers
820 views

DOS BOX Screen resolution problem

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I installed DOSBOX using apt-get install doxboxcommand and configured TC in DOSBOX properly. Everything is working fine, but when we it goes to full screen mode of ...
1
vote
1answer
413 views

file limit in dos emulators

I'm currently trying to run a dos console application which has to open a certain number of files simultaneously ( more than 15 ). I've tried with dosbox and dosemu. Dosbox is supposed to support 127 ...
1
vote
1answer
118 views

fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 trying to use dosbox but can't get past the first step

from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DOSBox The first thing I try is: In a regular terminal, (NOT DOSBox), you can execute mkdir ~/dos/c which will create the /dos/c directory in your home ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to mount a CD/DVD in DOSBOX?

I'm using DOSBox 0.74, which works properly and can successfully mount a "c" drive. However, I don't know how to mount a dvd drive. I'm trying to install Star Control 3 from a disk so that I can ...
2
votes
1answer
810 views

I cannot run DOSBox SVN-Daum on Ubuntu 12.04

I've got the DOSBox SVN-Duam from its homepage. Maybe I have solved the dependency problems, $ ldd ./dosbox linux-gate.so.1 => (0xb776d000) libSDL_sound-1.0.so.1 => ...
3
votes
1answer
800 views

How do I change screen resolution in Dosbox through Wine?

My old DOS game (Tomb Raider I) installs and then runs fine with Wine by making use of Dosbox. Everything works (keys, audio, full screen) but I am unable to adjust the resulting screen resolution. ...
1
vote
0answers
174 views

dosemu crashes under LTS 12.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from 10.04. A DOS application that previously ran under dosemu now crashes with only the message "[4] Exit 194" displayed in the window from which I started it. ...
5
votes
3answers
629 views

Can a virus spread through DOSBox in Ubuntu?

I have a virus in several DOSBox msdos games. It doesn't seem to be affecting the Ubuntu files, but is spreading amongst my dosfiles that were opened in DOSBox. I don't know how to control this in the ...
3
votes
2answers
23k views

How do I make DOSBox show in full screen mode?

I have enable FullScreenmode in Dosbox under Ubuntu 12.04 . But still i am not getting it in Fullscreen. My turbo c++ windows is less than my screen size.
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Print from DosBox

Am running some legacy software for my business, which runs on dBase 5, which has been updated over the years with a great deal of investment in time; this runs our finances, ordering, etc. pretty ...
11
votes
2answers
2k views

Can I disable Dash and HUD hotkeys when fullscreen (in DOSBox)?

I'd like to know if its possible to disable the global hotkeys (Start and Alt) for Unity features while running applications in fullscreen under DOSBox. If possible, it would be nice to disable them ...
3
votes
3answers
7k views

Dos programs in wine

I know that dosbox is not yet integrated with wine, but whenever I double click on a DOS program (with wine) it just opens dosbox and closes it in the next moment. Why does this happen? Here is the ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Can we install any assembler in Ubuntu

I have got to practice the assembly language, for that i need an assembler. I installed masm (Microsoft-macro-assembler) over DOSBOX emulator, but it does not give me the code-view of my program. Is ...
5
votes
2answers
5k views

How to Automount folder as C: in Dosbox

I have had a look at the community documentation here and there doesn't seem to be any information about how to "Automount" a folder as the C: drive in Dosbox. Also as a bonus is it possible to ...
4
votes
3answers
7k views

Dosbox has no sound

I try to run a game under dosbox, but it has no sound, and in the terminal dosbox says: MIXER:Can't open audio: No available audio device , running in nosound mode. ALSA:Can't subscribe to MIDI port ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

DOSBox says the program must be run under Win32

I'm trying to run a DOS game in DOSBox, but it says it must be run under Win32. The game in question was recently re-released for higher resolution and ability to run under Windows. Does it mean it's ...
-1
votes
2answers
696 views

How to get TameDOS running on Ubuntu [closed]

Tame Dos is a great program which looks like a "shell" for DOS programs running on Windows. So, on Windows it works such that applications written for DOS start through TameDOS, of course. Q: How to ...
4
votes
4answers
499 views

Is there a way to run MS-DOS alongside/within Ubuntu?

Is there a version of MS-DOS that I can add to Ubuntu? I have old MS-DOS games.