Objective

The objective is to install PlayOnLinux wine front-end on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - PlayOnLinux 4.2.12 or higher

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

The PlayOnLinux wine front-end can be directly installed from the bionic/multiverse repository. Open up terminal and enter the following linux command to install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04:
$ sudo apt install playonlinux
Alternatively, use Ubuntu Software center to install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04 with few mouse clicks:

 install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04 - ubuntu software


Start Ubuntu Software application.

install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04 - search playonlinux package

Search for PlayOnLinux package.

install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04 - install

Hit Install button.

install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04 - enter password


Enter your password.

install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04 - start playonlinux

Hit Launch button to start PlayOnLinux application.

install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04