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You may be familiar with The FreeDOS Project. FreeDOS is a complete, free, DOS-compatible operating system that you can use to play classic DOS games, run legacy business software, or develop embedded PC applications. Any program that works on MS-DOS should also run on FreeDOS.

As the founder and project coordinator of the FreeDOS Project, I’m often the go-to person when users ask questions. And one question I seem to get a lot lately is: “Can you run FreeDOS on the Raspberry Pi?”

This question isn’t surprising. After all, Linux runs great on the Raspberry Pi, and FreeDOS is an older operating system that requires fewer resources than Linux, so why shouldn’t FreeDOS run on the Raspberry Pi.

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