How to Install PlayOnLinux 4.2.12 on Ubuntu 17.10? – Before installing PlayOnLinux on Linux/Ubuntu, let’s explain briefly what is PlayOnLinux and what does PlayOnLinux do.
How to Install PlayOnLinux 4.2.12 on Ubuntu 17.10?
Before installing PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu, let’s briefly discuss what PlayOnLinux is and how it works and where to download PlayOnLinux. And finally, we’ll be doing the step-by-step setup for the use of PlayOnLinux.
What is PlayOnLinux?
PlayOnLinux, as the name implies, is a front-end program for Wine software on Linux platforms to use and install the programs and games based Windows.
PlayOnLinux is designed for Linux systems only. In addition, versions of PlayOnMac and PlayOnBSD have been developed for MacOS and FreeBSD systems.
Linux operating system users can run programs such as Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and iTunes on their computers with PlayOnLinux.
We just mentioned PlayOnMac for MacOS systems. In our previous tutorial, we installed the Cisco Packet Tracer network simulator program using PlayOnMac on MacOS High Sierra. You can access this article by clicking on the link below …
Which systems does PlayOnLinux work on?
PlayOnLinux works on many Linux based systems. For example; You can use PlayOnLinux on Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, RedHat.
Where can I download PlayOnLinux?
To download PlayOnLinux, visit https://www.playonlinux.com/en/download.html.
PlayOnLinux can be installed both with the .deb extension and via the terminal.
How to Install PlayOnLinux 4.2.12 to Use Windows Programs and Games on Ubuntu?
We will use Terminal in this article to install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu. If you have not done an Ubuntu installation before, you can check out the article called How to Install Ubuntu with VMware.
Follow the steps below to install and use PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu.
On the Ubuntu desktop, open the Terminal and switch to Root. After accessing Root, execute the following commands.
wget -q "http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg" -O- | sudo apt-key add - wget http://deb.playonlinux.com/playonlinux_trusty.list -O sudo apt-get update
After updating the Ubuntu software packages, execute the sudo apt-get install PlayOnLinux command to install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu.
sudo apt-get install playonlinux
Press the Y key and then press Enter.
After completing the installation of PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu, type PlayOnLinux in the Terminal to open the program and press Enter.
You can check the version of the program from Help / About.
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