RASPBERRY PI and FastDosbox help a Linux dummy

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  1. astra

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    Can anyone please help me I have just purchased FastDosBox from the pi store so I can play my old dos games and can anyone explain how to mount a drive in fastdosbox cause Raspian wheezy OS don't display drives names like A: D: C: etc etc so do I need to create some sort of separate partition on the sd card in order to mount a drive ,can anyone explain to how to get my games working , I have no problems using dosbox on my main pc mounting drives and playing is easy , I'm only new with using Linux so please don't laugh if this sounds like such a dumb question HELP REALLY WANNAA PLAY COMMANDER KEEN AND AND HERETIC AND LOL
     
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    13 views so far and no reply c'mon peeps help a dummy out
     
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    :confused::confused:
    after long hours i still have no solution to my problem
     
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    yes google works in D-Town but i been trying all day to get this working i been reading this exact guide and still a bit lost cause things wont work was hoping somebody had a simple answer to fix it but al good i will keep trying i think i need to read up more on how Linux works rather than diving straight in to something that i have no idea about ,
     
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    what would be nice if some one could send me a preconfigured sd card image so i can plug and play , :p but i learn nothing doing that way
     
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    Anything Linux based usually has a bit of a learning curve. Stick at it, you'll get a real sense of accomplishment when you get it working :D
     
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    Or you could have a windows-based device, and had it done in 5 minutes flat.
     
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    I paid for this yet cannot work out how to download it.

    The Indicity client just doesnt seem to download it.

    Any help appreciated.
     
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    Lol that brings back my mandrake and redhat days, true as true there.

    Ah dam now i want one for syndicate
     
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    Not sure if this helps but here is my simple guide for setting up a pi from scratch: http://simon.fearby.com/blog/?p=1752
     
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    make a folder in you home directory that you want to have as your C drive in dosbox (/home/pi its the default folder when you press home in the file manager on the desktop)

    for this example ill assume you called that folder "dos"

    then within dosbox type

    mount c /home/pi/dos

    then swap to C: and away you go

    don't be surprised if its too slow to be playable though, rpiX86 can be a LOT faster but its a bit less compatible.

    overclocking the pi may help but its still pretty slow.
     
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    What is the actual issue you are running into though? Maybe if you shared error messages we could assist one step at a time
     

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