If you are using Ubuntu (Hardy Heron), then you are reading the right article. Have you been wanting to play Windows based games on your Ubuntu desktop? Well, wish come true. Introducing PlayOnLinux. From their definition, PlayOnLinux is a piece of sofware which allow you to install and use easily numerous games and softwares designed to run with Microsoft®'s Windows®. A great piece of software indeed. But I am here to tackle a little bit on how to make PlayonLinux available on your PCs.

First you need to download the package. From the terminal, issue the command

wget -q http://playonlinux.botux.net/pol.gpg -O- sudo apt-key add -

and then add repository to apt sources

sudo wget http://playonlinux.botux.net/playonlinux_hardy.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list

Run the command

sudo apt-get update

to update the apt sources.

Finally, install PlayOnLinux

sudo apt-get install playonlinux

Alternatively, for non Ubuntu users, you can always visit www.playonlinux.com to acquire the right package for your opensource system.

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