run a DOS application residing on a windows 2000 file server in a window on a Ubuntu box by starting the DOS Batch file on the server. The Batch file instructions sets the environment and launches/runs the EXE file(s) that accesses the data on the windows file server.
Next is to print from the application to redirected LPT1, LPT2 and LPT3 to print server(s) also on the server as Epson dot-matrix printers.
Install a DOS emulator or wine on the Linux box and run the app from that environment, or use vmware or Xen and then install DOS or Freedos as a Virtual Machine and run the app from there.
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