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DOS Emulator Well-Suited for playing games

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Running the 7th guest in dosbox

Developer: Sjoerd v.d. Berg, Peter Veenstra
License: GNU GPLv2 or later


dosbox is a DOS emulator that, thanks to its good graphics and sound emulation, is exceptionally well-suited for playing games. dosbox features a built-in DOS operating system and transparent access to the Linux file system and is therefore very easy to use.

DOSBox also emulates CPU:286/386 realmode/protected mode, Directory FileSystem/XMS/EMS, Tandy/Hercules/CGA/EGA/VGA/VESA graphics, a SoundBlaster/Gravis Ultra Sound card for excellent sound compatibility with older games...


If sound does not work you may want to edit the midi section of the ~/.dosbox/dosbox.conf file so that it reads:


Note that this file is initially created after dosbox is run for the first time.

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