AOA Forums AOA Forums AOA Forums Folding For Team 45 AOA Files Home Front Page Become an AOA Subscriber! UserCP Calendar Memberlist FAQ Search Forum Home

Go Back   AOA Forums > Software > OS, Software, Firmware, and BIOS > Linux

Linux Questions and information concerning Linux

LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 22nd January, 2009, 01:22 AM
booman's Avatar
AOA Staff
Join Date: December 2005
Location: Mesa AZ
Posts: 4,030

Old Windows games & Dosbox

For those of you who didn't know...
Dosbox runs in Linux also

In Fedora its as easy as
# yum install dosbox
and Yum will take care of it for you.
Then just go to a terminal and type
The old Dos command line will open and you have to mount a drive.
for information on Dosbox commands just type
It will explain how to mount a drive

I have a folder called "dosprogs" where all of my old dos games are and I've created custom .conf files and shortcuts to automaticlly mount and start the game. This works great in Windows, but in Linux its harder to create the .conf file.

So far I can play many old games like: Doom, Doom 2, Hexen, Duke Nukem 3d... and many more

If you are allready using Dosbox post some of your successfully installed games. Or if you are going to try it, let me know how it goes....
Mint 17.3 64-bit
Wine 2.0
PlayOnLinux 4.2.10
Linux Guides: PC Games Linux Beginners Tips Linux Games List
Mack Truck Dungeon Of Fire Spray Booth Tutorial
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote

gaming , linux

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Patch Microsoft Windows and Windows Servers for Daylight Savings Time now Samuknow OS, Software, Firmware, and BIOS 13 11th March, 2007 04:08 AM
Windows 98 Machine connecting to a Windows 2000 Domain.. Nate-X Mobile Devices and Networking 6 27th July, 2006 01:13 PM
pagefiles, raid, windows and games!!!! piloteer81 General Hardware Discussion 3 25th July, 2004 08:20 AM
Windows 2000 and Windows NT code posted to the Internet. Southern Man Random Nonsense! 25 19th February, 2004 08:10 PM
can't find windows file, can't load windows Darkcobra CRASHED! 8 27th May, 2002 10:05 AM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:23 PM.

Copyright ©2001 - 2010, AOA Forums
Don't Click Here Don't Click Here Either

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.0