# How to Install PlayOnLinux

Wine platform is developed for allowing you to run Microsoft Windows applications on Linux and other UNIX-based operating systems (MacOS X, FreeBSD, Solaris). PlayOnLinux is a graphical interface for Wine, which streamlines the installation process of well-known Windows applications and games under Wine platform by automatically configuring Wine as needed.

### Installing PlayonLinux

To install playOnLinux use the following command –

$sudo apt-get install playonlinux The output should be like this – Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: libgail-common liblouis-data liblouis2 python3-brlapi python3-louis python3-pyatspi python3-speechd qt-at-spi xbrlapi Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them. The following extra packages will be installed: mesa-utils Suggested packages: scrot The following NEW packages will be installed: mesa-utils playonlinux ........... To open the playOnLinux from the Linux command terminal, use the following command – $ playonlinux


The output should be like this –

If you click on install button(+ button), it will show the result as displayed in the screen below –

After searching for Notepad++, the output result should be like this –

Now, click on install button.

Install notepad++ as per general installation procedure. Finally, it will open notepad++ on Linux. The output result should be as shown below –