Install PlayOnLinux 4.2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04

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PlayOnLinux is a frontend piece of software for Wine, that allows you to easily install and run many Windows applications with relative ease on Linux and Mac OS X. PlayOnLiux is free and does not require a Windows licence for use.

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The latest version PlayOnLinux 4.2.4 comes with following updates

  • New support and feedback system, easier to use
  • Links to social networks
  • 4.2.3 regresion fixed in run_exe module

Install PlayOnLinux 4.2.4

– First install required dependency

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

Install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04

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

Install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 13.10

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

Install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 12.04

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

    in need of some NUBE help. When I enter wget -q “http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg” -O- | sudo apt-key add –

    I’m told that I need a file name after the add comand….

    • What OS are you running this on and what is the exact error message?