Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Install Latest PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu (18.04/18.10) and Linux Mint System (PPA)

PlayOnLinux is an open-source and completely free software project that has been designed from the ground up as a graphical user interface (GUI) for the Wine application, allowing you to effortlessly install and use a wide range of software designed for the Microsoft Windows operating system.

Features at a glance
Key features include an easy-to-use and straightforward graphical user interface, support for multiple Wine versions, ability to run local scripts, built-in messenger, debugger and console, support for a wide range of Windows applications, as well as a plugin architecture that will extend the default functionality.

Install Latest PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu (18.04/18.10) and Linux Mint System (PPA) :

To install Latest PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish, Linux Lite 4.2, Deepin 5.7, Linux Mint 19.1, Elementary OS 5 'Juno', Linux Lite 4.2 stable and other Ubuntu derivative systems, open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following commands:

wget -q "http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg" -O- | sudo apt-key add -sudo sh -c 'echo "deb 
http://deb.playonlinux.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list'
For Linux Mint, replace $(lsb_release -sc) with xenial for Mint 18.x, bionic for Mint 19 in the command.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install playonlinux

After installation is completed, open playonlinux on ubuntu dashboard :

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