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Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint-Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux

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In this tutorial you’ll see how to Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint/Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux .PlayOnLinux is a useful piece of software based on Wine which allows you to easily install many Windows applications with relative ease. PlayOnLiux is free and does not require a Windows licence for use. Follow the steps outlined below to install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint/Ubuntu.

Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint or Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux

Note: I am installing on a 32bit Linux Mint

Step 1: Install Latest version of Wine

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.7 winetricks

Step 2: Install PlayOnLinux

– Open the terminal console (simply press Ctrl+Alt+T). Run the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install curl
sudo apt-get install p7zip-full
sudo apt-get install winbind
sudo apt-get install playonlinux

Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint-Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux

Step 2: Install Office 2010

Ensure that you have the MS Office 2010 installation files or DVD ready

– Launch “PlayOnLinux” and click Next > Next on the first use page

Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint-Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux

Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint-Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux

– Click on “Install” or “Install a program“.

Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint-Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux

– Click on the “Office” icon, next click on Microsoft Office 2010 and click Install.

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– Click OK on the notification message.

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– On Welcome page, click Next.

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– Select installation method.

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– Browse to office 2010 setup.exe file

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Note: The application will install “wine” and .NET. You might be prompted to also install Wine Mono. Install where requested

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– When every checks passes, you will be presented with the office installation screens. Go through each clicks to install office.

Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint-Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux

 

Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint-Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux

 

Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint-Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux

– Close install screen after installation is completed.

Install MS Office 2010 on Linux Mint-Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux

– PlayOnLinux will now configure shortcuts to the Office applications on your desktop.

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MS Word 2010

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MS Excel 2010

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Hope this was easy to follow. Please feel free to share your install experience 🙂

Edit: If you would like to follow a video tutorial, you can check out this video.

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  • VictoRiseUp

    Thanks SYSADMIN it works geat !!! Do you know how activate office with KMS server emulator ?

    • Robert Baratheon

      MKCGC-FBXRX-BMJX6-F3Q8C-2QC6P

      this work for me all the time

  • syafari

    Thanks a ton SYSADMIN its working through on Linuxmint 17.1 “Rebecca”

  • Nona&me

    Winbind what for ?

  • Matt Powell

    I don’t have the setup.exe file, how do you get it?

  • Abdulrahman Hamdy

    finally It works on ubuntu 14.04 🙂 thanks

  • It works PERFECTLY, Ubuntu 14.04, thank you so much 😀 😀

  • gabo

    Les recomiendo si pueden hagan la instación personalizada para omitir caracteristicas que no van a ocupar (ejemplo acces) para que la instacion sea mucho mas rapida y evitar errores.

  • MrHelmut56

    Thanks a lot SYSADMIN, works perfectly on Ubuntu 14.04