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DOSEMU is available in the repos and can be installed [[Installing software|in the usual manner]].
DOSEMU is available in the repos and can be installed [[Installing software|in the usual manner]].
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Once installed, it can be run as root.
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Once installed, it can be run as root. But to run DOSEMU as a normal user, it is necessary to edit the file  
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/etc/sysctl.conf  
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But to run DOSEMU as a normal user, it is necessary to edit the file  
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    /etc/sysctl.conf  
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by adding as the last line:
by adding as the last line:
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    vm.mmap_min_addr=0
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vm.mmap_min_addr=0
For further information, see
For further information, see

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Contents

Introduction

Website: "DOSEMU stands for DOS Emulation, and allows you to run DOS and many DOS programs, including many DPMI applications such as DOOM and Windows 3.1, under Linux."

Installation

MEPIS 11

DOSEMU is available in the repos and can be installed in the usual manner.

Once installed, it can be run as root. But to run DOSEMU as a normal user, it is necessary to edit the file

/etc/sysctl.conf 

by adding as the last line:

vm.mmap_min_addr=0

For further information, see

   http://www.columbia.edu/~em36/wpdos/linux.html

Use

Tips and tricks

Links

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