Linux Journal: FreeDOS’s Linux Roots

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FreeDOS Is Not Linux

I think it’s great that FreeDOS has inherited certain features from Linux. We want FreeDOS to feel familiar to Linux users. In the upcoming FreeDOS 1.3 distribution, we plan to separate all UNIX-like utilities into their own package group, so they are easier to find and install. But FreeDOS is not Linux. It would be a disservice to FreeDOS to try to re-invent FreeDOS as a “mini-Linux”.

I am interested in new uses of old DOS.

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Linux Journal: FreeDOS’s Linux Roots.