Download Basebox
Link to CI-latest basebox:

To unzip open the Download folder
Right-click the zip file and choose “Extract to” in the drop down menu
I propose to unzip the pcgeos-basebox folder to your home folder
“binl64” contains the version of basebox to use with Ubuntu.

Add path to the Basebox folder
Open Terminal (Ctrl-Alt-T)
Check path entering the command:
echo $PATH
Add path to the Basebox folder by entering:
export PATH=$PATH:/home/pcgeos-basebox/binl64

Check path entering the command:
echo $PATH
If the Basebox path is added properly, add it permanently:

Add path permanently
Start nano editor and edit the .bashrc command
sudo nano .bashrc
Scroll down to the last line and add the line:
export PATH=$PATH:/home/pcgeos-basebox/binl64
Exit and save by Ctrl-X
Restart the computer

Open Terminal (Ctrl-Alt-T)
Check path by entering the command so Basebox is added to the path:
echo $PATH

Make basebox executable in Ubuntu
Open Terminal (Ctrl-Alt-T)
Change directory to binl64 (cd pcgeos-basebox/binl64)
sudo chmod +x basebox (input your password)

Install the following libsdl2 in Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install libsdl2-2.0-0
sudo apt-get install libsdl2-image-2.0-0
sudo apt-get install libsdl2-net-2.0-0
restart computer

Start basebox
cd pcgeos-basebox
cd binl64

If Basebox (DOSBox-Staging) starts correctly then the Basebox installation is done

You can delete the “binmac”,”binnt” and “binrpi64” folders in pcgeos-basebox folder if you like, as they are of no use in Ubuntu.

Check “How to install and use PC/Geos Ensemble in Basebox”

How to install Basebox in Ubuntu

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