Skip to content
Related Articles
Open in App
Not now

Related Articles

How to Install Turbo C++ on Linux?

Improve Article
Save Article
Like Article
  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 13 May, 2022
Improve Article
Save Article
Like Article

In this article, we will look into how to install Turbo C++ on Linux. Turbo C++ is the free and Open-Source Software, it is a development tool for writing programs in the C/C++ language. Turbo C++ is a compiler and IDE (Integrated development environment) originally from Borland.  


To run Turbo C++ in Linux System you must have the following:

  • Turbo C++ Setup
  • DOSBox Emulator 

Note: If you have it installed on your system, just go to Linux Software Center and search for DOSBox and install the emulator or use the below command in the terminal:

sudo apt-get install dosbox

Installing Turbo C++ on Linux:

Follow the below steps to install Turbo C++ on Linux:

Step 1: Download and Extract the zip file of Turbo C++.

Step 2: Move the extracted folder to your home folder

Step 3: Go to the Dosbox configuration file and change settings. Use the following command –

satyajit@satyajit:~$ gedit .dosbox/dosbox-0.74-3.conf

Then change the following key values on that configuration file –


Set the fullresolution and windowresolution value the same as your screen resolution.


Then at the end of the file add the following lines –

mount C: ~
cd TURBOC3/bin


Now to run Turbo C++ go to the terminal and write –


It will start Turbo C++


Press Alt + Enter to switch between full screen and window mode.

Press Ctrl + F10 to release and lock the mouse on DOSBox

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Like Article
Save Article
Related Articles

Start Your Coding Journey Now!