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I've tried installing WINE with WINEtricks, as I want to run a DOS window on a Linux Mint 64 bit system. So far, I haven't been successful at doing this. Has anyone been able to accomplish this task, and if so, what installation and setup tricks did you use?

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On Linux Mint, installing Wine with

sudo apt install wine

will then allow you to run Wine’s implementation of the Windows command-line interpreter by running

wine cmd

If you’re really looking for DOS, the simplest option is to install DOSBox:

sudo apt install dosbox

Running

dosbox

will then open a DOS emulator.

Wine can automatically use DOSBox to run DOS binaries.

You’ll also find DOSEMU (the dosemu package) but it’s possibly a little harder to set up.

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