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Sarys
August 13th, 2012, 12:41 PM
So how to use it? I know how to use it with Windows but not how to use it with Ubuntu. With windows it's easy just to type mount c c:\.... or mount d d:\ -cdrom
How to do that with Ubuntu???

TheFu
August 13th, 2012, 01:15 PM
There are problably lots of ways to do this. This is the easiest to explain in a forum:
* Open a terminal
* type "dosbox -h"<enter>
* follow the help or instructions. It says here to type "INTRO" for a short introduction. That worked for me. There is information on mounting things inside that intro.

If you need more details, type 'man dosbox' for the manual page. There is a large section describing how to use the MOUNT command with optical drives. It appears that 'mount -cd' should be all that is needed, at least on the version I have installed. 'mount -h' provided a summary of the command arguments.

Google found this article: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/howto-auto-mount-a-drive-in-dosbox.html with this example

mount d /media/cdrom0 -t cdrom
I can't test it now, sorry.

Sarys
August 16th, 2012, 09:07 AM
Okay thanks. But how do I change resolution? Dosbox resolution is smaller in my Ubuntu than in Win7

albandy
August 16th, 2012, 09:16 AM
Take a look at the dosbox wiki,
http://www.dosbox.com/wiki/Dosbox.conf#Linux

you will see options like fullresolution = width x height | original | desktop

Sarys
August 16th, 2012, 09:19 AM
Take a look at the dosbox wiki,
http://www.dosbox.com/wiki/Dosbox.conf#Linux

you will see options like fullresolution = width x height | original | desktop

I already checked that. Didn't help me at all since I have no idea how to find Dosbox config file.

albandy
August 16th, 2012, 09:23 AM
I already checked that. Didn't help me at all since I have no idea how to find Dosbox config file.

open your home folder
type crtl+h (this will show hidden files)
go to .dosbox
you will see a file like dosbox-X.YZ.conf

where X.YZ is your dosbox version.

Sarys
August 16th, 2012, 09:37 AM
open your home folder
type crtl+h (this will show hidden files)
go to .dosbox
you will see a file like dosbox-X.YZ.conf

where X.YZ is your dosbox version.

I think i tried it but I didn't find it...anyway I take a better look first.

albandy
August 16th, 2012, 09:46 AM
I think i tried it but I didn't find it...anyway I take a better look first.

OK, by terminal is easier. See the image attached:

Sarys
August 16th, 2012, 11:30 AM
OK, by terminal is easier. See the image attached:

Okay found it thanks :)

Sarys
August 30th, 2012, 03:25 PM
BTW I'm installing Master of Orion 1+2 from gog and I want to use my dosbox 0.74. But I don't know how to find it from my computer (path)