How to Install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04

not work in Wine unless you have things set up in a specific way. PlayOnLinux is an implementation of the Wine which make it easy to install Windows software on Wine.

Requirements

You should have Wine installed already on your Ubuntu 18.04 desktop. If Wine has not been installed already, install it by following the instructions given in following link:

How to Install Wine on Ubuntu 18.04.

Instructions

We will perform the following steps to Install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver.

First, set up the PlayOnLinux Ubuntu apt repository:

wget -q "http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg" -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo wget http://deb.playonlinux.com/playonlinux_bionic.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list
sudo apt-get update

Next, install PlayOnLinux:

sudo apt-get install xterm playonlinux

That's all we need to do. You can now go to Ubuntu application menu and open PlayOnLinux.

You can now go to Ubuntu application menu and open PlayOnLinux

Playonlinux is like a software center for Wine. There are many Windows software can be installed from PlayOnLinux directly (E.g. Microsoft Office, Photoshop and games such as Age of Empires 3), without having to download them separately.

How to Install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04