Video Overview

Show how it is possible to run *some* programs designed for DOS or Windows under Ubuntu Linux. The methods here are using DOSEMU and WINE. Cedega and Crossover are mentioned but not shown/used. DOSBOX, QEMU and other emulators are NOT used or shown. They will be shown in another screencast about emulation.

Target Audience

  • Users who wish to run legacy DOS programs
  • Users who wish to run Microsoft Windows applications


  • A DOS or Windows application

Required Knowledge

  • None

Recommended Knowledge

  • Basic familiarity with navigation in Ubuntu


  • Describe how to install DOSEMU and WINE
  • Detail how to run DOS programs under DOSEMU
  • Explain how to run Microsoft Windows applications under WINE


ScreencastTeam/Requests/RunningDOSandWindowsPrograms (last edited 2008-08-06 17:00:53 by localhost)