Can a dos box be started in Wine

Plasma iamplasma at
Tue Mar 5 00:11:29 CST 2002

In article <NGBBKODFNJCNAIIIMLAAGEMBCIAA.olejagro at>, "Ole-Jacob
Grønvold" <olejagro at> muttered something like:

> Hello everbody
> Can a dos box be  started in Wine?
> I have  a humble dos program from 1990 called "Wordperfect Office v 3.0
> " Here I am still using Notebook in a dos box in Windows - and I still
> have all my telephone numbers and addresses there. I would dearly like
> to see that program up and running in my redhat 7.2 I tried dosemu too
> with no success.
> ojg

Probably the best thing to do if you want DOS functionality is to use
dosemu ( IIRC), it's specifically aimed at using DOS
windows under linux, and works quite well. WINE is more aimed at running
windows programs.

GCS/J d s+:-- a--- C++++ UL++++S+ P+ L+++(++)>+++++$ E---- W++ N+ o? K? 
w+>--- O !M-- V-- PS+(-) PE- Y-- PGP- t+>++ 5>+ X R>+ tv+ b++(+++) 
DI++++ D++ G e>+++ h! r-- y?

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