FreeDOS + networking + DOS Navigator (2024-02-22)

For some real Vintage Computing – install DOS Navigator on FreeDOS

  • Run FreeDOS using
  • FreeDOS supports basic networking
  • run fdnpkg update to update packages
  • DOS Navigator can be installed with: run FDIMPLES package manager - go to Utilities - select DN2 & restart
  • add the C:\FDOS\DN2 folder to the PATH
    1. run Edit Autoexec.bat while at root C:\>
    2. edit the line SET PATH=%dosdir%\BIN to SET PATH=%dosdir%\BIN;%dosdir%\DN2
    3. reboot
  • start dn