from dmccunney and Ralf Quint:

> > You may want to look at vDOS instead.  vDOS is a fork of DOSBox,
> > specifically intended to run character mode DOS business apps on
> > Windows.  See
> +1 vDOS is a much better choice than DOSBox if you do not intend to run
> games. Even parallel and serial port might work, which usually is a
> no-go in DOSBox

+1 and -1: vDOS is only for Windows, DOSBox can be built and run on Linux and 
the BSDs.

I've done that in FreeBSD, NetBSD and Linux; main DOS application of interest 
was Borland Quattro Pro 5 for DOS.


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