dosbox - x86 emulator with Tandy/Herc/CGA/EGA/VGA/SVGA graphics, sound and DOS

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name dosbox
Package version 0.74
Package release 4.3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 2.67 KB
Download size 865.42 KB
Official Mirror
DOSBox is a x86 emulator with Tandy/Hercules/CGA/EGA/VGA/SVGA graphics,
sound and DOS. It's been designed to run old DOS games under platforms that
don't support it. (Win2k/XP/FreeBSD/Linux/MAC OS X)
The following legacy sound devices are emulated: PC Speaker, Creative
CMS/Gameblaster, Tandy 3 voice, Adlib, Sound Blaster Pro/16,
Disney Soundsource and a Gravis Ultrasound. MPU-401 is forwarded to the host.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dosbox_0.74-4.3_i386.deb 0.74 i386 Ubuntu Universe
dosbox - - -


Name Value
libasound2 >= 1.0.16
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libgl1 -
libgl1-mesa-glx -
libpng16-16 >= 1.6.2-1
libsdl-net1.2 -
libsdl-sound1.2 >= 1.0.1
libsdl1.2debian >= 1.2.11
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
libx11-6 -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package dosbox_0.74-4.3_amd64.deb
Source Package dosbox

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install dosbox deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install dosbox




2017-09-25 - Alberto Garcia <>
dosbox (0.74-4.3) unstable; urgency=medium
* non-maintainer upload.
* Update 64bit dynamic recompiler to the most recent upstream version.
This solves a crash with core=dynamic and comes with a couple of other
fixes (Closes: #857341, #799586).
2015-10-13 - Graham Inggs <>
dosbox (0.74-4.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* non-maintainer upload
* allow dosbox to satisfy dependencies from other architectures
(Multi-Arch: foreign) - thanks Jens Reyer (Closes: #801615)
2015-10-07 - Graham Inggs <>
dosbox (0.74-4.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* non-maintainer upload
* improve interoperability with Wine (Closes: #789092)
- allow Wine to move Z: mount (SVN r3736)
- work with Wine-style name mangling (SVN r3742)
* compile with -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 to fix mount failure
with inodes > 2^32 - thanks Vladislav Naumov (Closes: #792886)
2014-10-09 - Jan Dittberner <>
dosbox (0.74-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* bump debhelper dependency and compat level to 9 to automatically enable
hardening flags
* restrict watch file to source tarballs
* add debian/patches/fix-ftbfs-format-security.patch to fix build
failure with -Werror=format-security
* use autotools-dev
- debian/control: add autotools-dev to Build-Depends
- debian/rules: add --with autotools_dev to dh invocation
* use canonical Vcs-* URLs
* add Keywords to debian/dosbox.desktop, fix German comment spelling
* apply patches by Rodrigo Silva to add larger multiple size icons and
remove old pixmap icon (Closes: #756739) and remove old pre-XDG menu file
(Closes: #619013)
* switch debian/copyright to machine readable format
* bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no changes)
2012-03-05 - Jan Dittberner <>
dosbox (0.74-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix manpage bugs by updating debian/patches/fix_manpage_errors.patch
(Closes: #644936)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes)
* change Build-Depends, change from libpng12-dev to libpng-dev (Closes:
2011-05-02 - Jan Dittberner <>
dosbox (0.74-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix "FTBFS: ../../include/dos_inc.h:543:78: error: expected primary-
expression before ',' token" add patch from upstream SVN as
debian/patches/ftbfs624976_upstream_svn3691.patch (Closes: #624976)
* fix another spelling error in man page in
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (No changes needed) in
* fix description synopsis to not start with an article
2010-05-14 - Jan Dittberner <>
dosbox (0.74-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* remove debian/README.source because repacking is not required
* remove version mangling from debian/watch
* update debian/README.Debian, remove outdated note regarding removed
* remove Debian patches that have been applied upstream
- debian/patches/fix_spelling_errors.patch
- debian/patches/remove_fmopl_code.patch
- debian/patches/remove_ymf262_code.patch
* refresh debian/patches/fix_manpage_errors.patch
* debian/control: update Standards-Version to 3.8.4, no changes needed

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dose-distcheck_5.0.1-9build3_amd64.deb Checks whether dependencies of packages can be satisfied
dose-doc_5.0.1-9build3_all.deb Documentation for dose tools and libraries
dose-extra_5.0.1-9build3_amd64.deb Extra QA tools from the Dose3-library
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