If you want to test some MS-DOS commands under Ubuntu 11.04/10.10/10.04, then follow these simple instructions:

1. Install first Wine with this command from the Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T):

 sudo apt-get install wine

To install the latest version of Wine (1.3), check this tutorial.

2. After installing Wine, issue this command via the Terminal:

 wine ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/cmd.exe

3. You can now execute MS-DOS commands from the Terminal. Here are some MS-DOS commands you can use:

  • mkdir
  • find
  • ipconfig
  • goto
  • rd
  • rmdir, etc.
You should bear in mind that not all MS-DOS commands can be executed via the Terminal.

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