Sunday, November 15, 2009

Play Windows Games in Linux using PLAYONLINUX - How to install Playonlinux in Ubuntu 9.10

PlayOnLinux is a Free Sofware which allows users to easily install and use lot of Windows games and softwares in Linux. Few games are compatible with GNU/Linux at the moment and it certainly is a factor preventing the migration to this system. PlayOnLinux brings an accessible and efficient solution to this problem, cost-free and rescpetful of the free softwares.
  • You don't have to own a Windows® license to use PlayOnLinux.
  • PlayOnLinux is based on Wine, and so profits from all its possibilities yet it keeps the user away from its complexity while exploiting some of its advanced functions.
  • PlayOnLinux is a free software.
  • PlayOnLinux uses Bash and Python
How to install Playonlinux in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

Open a Terminal and type the following

$ sudo wget -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list

$sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install playonlinux

OR Your can download the deb package from here

$ sudo dpkg -i PlayOnLinux_3.7.deb

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