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How To Install and Configure PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 12.04


PlayOnLinux is a graphical tool to run windows-based applications(specially games ) on linux platform. The system provides wrapper shell scripts with a .pol filename extension which specify the configuration of Wine needed in order to

install and run a particular application. PlayonLinux is basically a graphical frontend for Wine.


Steps To Install and Configure PlayonLinux  :



nextstep4it@localhost:~$ sudo wget -q "http://deb. /public.gpg" -O- | sudo apt-key add -


We should get “OK” as ouput


Step:2 Add playonlinux repository


nextstep4it@localhost:~$ sudo wget playonlinux_precise.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list


Step:3  nextstep4it@localhost:~$ sudo apt-get update


Step:4  nextstep4it@localhost:~$ sudo apt-get install playonlinux


if u get an error




Step:5 Run below command


nextstep4it@localhost:~$  sudo apt-get install curl p7zip-full p7zip-rar


Step:6 Access PlayonLinux



Go To Applications--->Games---> Playonlinux


Method:2  Open the terminal and type below command :


nextstep4it@localhost:~$ sudo playonlinux


Step:7  When we start playonlinux first time,  click on “install” and follow the below steps.




Step:8  Install windows media player using playonlinux




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