View Full Version : create a c drive for dosbox
March 4th, 2012, 10:53 PM
hello i am new to ubuntu and linux I struggle a bit but I really enjoy it , I would like to create a c drive for dosbox i have found a great tutorial but I can not create a c drive i've tried
$ mkdir ~/dos/c
when i execute the command i get "cannot create directory"
not sure why
it would be great if some one had a tip for me
thanks in advance
March 4th, 2012, 11:11 PM
mkdir will not make more than one level of directories at a time. You can use:
or use the -p (make all parent directories first) flag to do this for you:
mkdir -p ~/dos/c
I am assuming you are doing this from the terminal, not DOSBOX?
March 5th, 2012, 12:43 AM
You don't need to create a C drive for dosbox; you can mount any local folder as a drive with e.g. 'mount c /home/username/games/dos/gamename' and then 'c:' and then just launch the game executable with 'gamename.exe'.
March 5th, 2012, 09:04 AM
you can also use a GUi froint end and just skip all this... for example DBGL
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