FreeDOS

Books

The FreeDOS Project also publishes these books and ebooks. Print books make great gifts or collector items. The ebooks are free for everyone.

Get Started with FreeDOS

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This series of essays will help you get started with FreeDOS. From how to install FreeDOS, to how to use the command line and applications, to a brief history of DOS, this is a great starting point for anyone new to FreeDOS.

Writing FreeDOS Programs in C

Writing FreeDOS Programs in C

Think of this ebook as a "C Programming 101" self-learning course. If you follow along with the tutorials and examples, you should have a great grounding to programming in C on FreeDOS.

Using FreeDOS

Using FreeDOS

This book includes how-tos on installing FreeDOS, essays about running DOS applications, and quick reference guides to FreeDOS commands and batch programming.

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23 Years of FreeDOS

23 Years of FreeDOS

A collection of stories about FreeDOS, written by our community! This ebook contains the first-person voices of the users and developers who made FreeDOS what it is, as well as a history of FreeDOS.

FreeDOS Kernel

FreeDOS Kernel

Master operating system development. This book explains the construction and operation of Pat Villani's DOS-C, a highly portable, single threaded operating system. Written in C and with system calls similar to MS-DOS, the FreeDOS kernel provides an excellent source code base for experimentation.