Programs designed and and compiled for a specific operating system could be run on another operating system either via virtualisation or emulation.
DOSBox is an emulation program in
Linux to run
DOSBox is available in most
Linux distribution package repository and could easily be installed and run from the command line.
DOSprograms if you don't already have a copy.
$ cd ~/Downloads/ ~/Downloads$ unzip Golden\ Axe.zip Archive: Golden Axe.zip inflating: _DOSGAME.TXT inflating: A inflating: AMAZON.SPR ##### snipped
$ sudo apt update && sudo apt install --assume-yes dosbox # Ubuntu and Debian
$ dosbox GOLD.EXE DOSBox version 0.74-2 Copyright 2002-2018 DOSBox Team, published under GNU GPL. --- CONFIG: Generating default configuration. Writing it to /home/user/.dosbox/dosbox-0.74-2.conf ##### snipped
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