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Old 06-04-2010, 12:15 AM   #1
amritpalpathak
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Cool How to permanantly install or mount the turboc from Dosbox in ubuntu


I have mount the turboc in ubuntu ,as following..

1)Make a new folder named c in home directory

2)Then i copy the turboc's folder in c folder (Home directory)

3)Go to dosbox and typed followings

a) mount c c
b)c:
c)cd turboc
d)tc

4)Now the turboc starts

But when exit from the turboc ,i have to again mount the turboc and have to follow again the above procedure.'

Can i mount the turboc permanantly throught dosbox, that means whenever i clicked dosbox,turboc starts automatically

Awaiting for help;



Believe in yourself
 
Old 06-04-2010, 12:42 AM   #2
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Forget DOS, forget Turbo C. The 80's are over

Just learn gcc on Ubuntu. Or g++. Or Python, Perl, Java or Lua.

*Anything* but DOS/C.

IMHO .. PSM
 
Old 06-04-2010, 03:31 PM   #3
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Make a simple script that mounts it.


Otherwise might have to look into dosbox settings as to why it isn't working like I think it should but who knows. It might be working correctly.
 
Old 06-04-2010, 05:13 PM   #4
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Hi, again -

My earlier advice still stands: if you're trying to use this as a "learning experience" - then don't. Dosbox and TurboC won't teach you anything useful about programming any modern OS - trust me

Nevertheless, jefro is absolutely correct.

The DOS script "autoexec.bat" is a good place to add your command. For example:
Quote:
echo mount c /home/MYHOME/dosprog >> autoexec.bat
<= this command uses ">>" (DOS file redirection)
to add the line "mount c /home/MYHOME/dosprog" to the bottom of "autoexec.bat".

Substitute your actual directory path for "/home/MYHOME", of course

'Hope that helps .. PSM
 
  


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