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Running windows95 in Docker

Display using a volume mount of the host X11 Unix Socket (Linux Only):


  • Linux OS with a running X-Server Display

  • Docker

      docker run -it -v /tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix -e DISPLAY=unix$DISPLAY --device /dev/snd --name windows95 toolboc/windows95

Note: You may need to run xhost + on your system to allow connections to the X server running on the host.

Display using Xming X11 Server over tcp Socket (Windows and beyond):


  1. Start the Xming X11 Server

  2. Run the command below:

     docker run -e DISPLAY=host.docker.internal:0 --name windows95 toolboc/windows95

Display using the host XQuartz Server (MacOS Only):


  1. Start XQuartz ,go to "Preferences -> Security " ,and check the box "allow connections from network clients"
  2. restart XQuartz
  3. In the terminal ,run "xhost +"
  4. run "docker run -it -e DISPLAY=host.docker.internal:1 toolboc/windows95"