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Is there any way to open an MS-DOS window in Linux Mint 19.1, that is similar to Windows?

I know how to run terminal. I want to run a DOS window such that I can run a DOS based lisp application. Ideally, I want to have several DOS windows open at one time, and I want to be able to resize them as needed

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    What do you mean with "DOS window"? A terminal window? A DOS emulation? How do you open this window? What exactly does not work when you want to resize the window or how does it differ from what you expect?
    – Bodo
    Feb 12, 2019 at 18:30
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    I know how to run terminal. I want to run a DOS window such that I can run a DOS based lisp application. Ideally, I want to have several DOS windows open at one time, and I want to be able to resize them as needed. Feb 12, 2019 at 20:36
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    You can run DOS programs via Wine, see winehq.org
    – sudodus
    Feb 12, 2019 at 20:40
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    Yes but the functionality is split: For the terminal emulator, you can choose one of the many. Then for the DOS interpreter there is wine, or dosbox, or … You can launch these from bash. Feb 12, 2019 at 21:00
  • I have removed bits of the question, that make is seem to be about terminal emulators. Feb 12, 2019 at 21:02

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You should have a look at DOSBox

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  • I did look at DOSBox, and it didn't seem to do what I wanted. Feb 13, 2019 at 1:49
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    @DavidWhite would you care to explain why it doesn't do what you want?
    – filbranden
    Feb 13, 2019 at 7:03
  • In DOSBox, I couldn't resize the DOS window, and I apparently couldn't open more than one DOS window at a time. In WINE, I never could get it to open a DOS window. Feb 13, 2019 at 17:00
  • Try this link: computerhistory.org/atchm/microsoft-ms-dos-early-source-code look for download, compile it and run it in qemu ;-)
    – Jaleks
    Feb 13, 2019 at 20:14

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