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The Linux DOS Emulator

DOSEMU is a PC Emulator application that allows Linux to run a DOS operating system in a virtual x86 machine. This allows you to run many DOS applications. - Includes the FreeDOS kernel which avoids the step of having to copy a dos operating system onto a hdimage.

- Color text and full keyboard emulation (via hotkeys) via terminal. - Built-in X support, includes IBM character set font! - Graphics capability at the console with most compatible video cards. - Much-improved DPMI support. - CDROM support. - NetWare and other network connectivity via builtin IPX and pktdrvr support.

Package version:0.66.3-1


This file documents the cdrom extension has
written for Dosemu.

The driver consists of a server on the Linux side (dosemu/drivers/cdrom.c, 
accessed via int 0xe6 handle 0x40) and a device driver (dosemu/commands/cdrom.S)
on the DOS side.

Please send any suggestions and bug reports to

To install it:
- Create a (symbolic) link /dev/cdrom to the d


Greetings DOSEMU fans,

Hogthreshold is a value that you may modify in your DOSEMU.CONF file.  It
is a measure of the "niceness" of Dosemu.  That is to say, it attempts to
return to Linux while DOS is 'idling' so that DOSEMU does not hog all the
CPU cycles while waiting at the DOS prompt.

Determining the optimal Hogthreshold value involves a little bit of magic
(but not so much really.)  One way 


Okay, perhaps you've heard the hooplah.  DOSEMU can run Windows (sort of.)


Windows 3.0 Real Mode:

DOSEMU has been able to run Windows 3.0 in Real Mode for some time now.
If you really, really, really want to run Windows under DOSEMU, this is the
tact to take for the moment.


Windows 3.1 Protected Mode:

*    WA


Please read all of this for a more complete X information ;-)

Latest Info from Uwe Bonnes <bon@elek


Running a DOS-application directly from Unix shell


dosemu for Debian

The dosemu has been preconfigured for you with minimal options.


1. Directly executable DOS applications using dosemu


This is Mark Rejhon's version 2 of terminal support for the IBM graphics
character set with a remot

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