Added: 5th of April 2023
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To always start dosbox in fullscreen mode on Linux, you need locate and edit the dosbox configuration file.
The dosbox configuration file can be found inside the .dosbox folder in your home directory.
This .dosbox folder is a hidden folder, so if you cannot see the folder in your home directory press the following keys CTRL + h to show all hidden folders.
Double click on the folder, then right click on the .conf file and open this in your text editor.
Scroll down the .conf file until you find fullscreen, and change the value to true, then save the file.
Next time you start dosbox it will launch in fullscreen mode.
If you want to exit a game in fullscreen mode and terminate dosbox, press CTRL + F9
If you have viewed hidden files, but still cannot find the .dosbox folder in your home directory then you probably need to launch dosbox. After launching dosbox for the first time the folder is then created.
You can launch dosbox from the menu or from the terminal by entering the following command