How to Install PlayOnLinux 4.3.4 in Linux Mint 21

This article shows you how to set up and configure PlayOnLinux version 4.3.4, which allows you to run a Windows-based program or game on a Linux Mint 21 computer.

You cannot run a Windows-compatible EXE or MSI program on Linux distributions like Mint. However, the only way to install programs with this extension on your Linux computer is to use a Wine infrastructure program.

After installing the PlayOnLinux software, which uses the Wine structure, on your Linux PC, you can install a Windows-compatible program or game.

You can install many software and games in the PlayOnLinux database and start using it.

You can follow this video tutorial or the steps below to install and use this software on your Linux Mint 21 operating system.

Step 1: First, run the sudo apt update command in the terminal to update the new versions and repository addresses of the software installed on your Linux Mint computer.

sudo apt update

Step 2: To download the PlayOnLinux.deb package to your system, open the terminal and run the wget command.


Step 3: After downloading the deb package, run the sudo dpkg -i PlayOnLinux_4.3.4.deb command in the terminal to install it.

sudo dpkg -i PlayOnLinux_4.3.4.deb

Step 4: If you need to install dependent packages while installing PlayOnLinux, run sudo apt install -f in the terminal.

sudo apt install -f

Step 5: After installing PlayOnLinux, you can use the playonlinux –version command in the terminal to check its version.

playonlinux --version

Step 6: To run the program, run the playonlinux command in the terminal.


Installing a Windows Program

Step 1: Download an EXE setup file you want to install on your Linux Mint system.

Step 2: Run the PlayOnLinux software and then click Install a program.

Step 3: If the software to be installed is not available in the database, click Install a non-listed program.

Step 4: Specify the location of the EXE file and complete the installation.

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