How to Install PlayOnLinux Slackware GNU/Linux

April 13th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install PlayOnLinux Slackware

You are Welcome! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install PlayOnLinux for Slackware 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And PlayOnLinux for SparkyLinux is a piece of software which allows you to easily install and use numerous games and apps designed to run with Microsoft Windows.

Because Few games are compatible with GNU/Linux at the moment and it certainly is a factor preventing the Migration to this system. PlayOnLinux brings a cost-free, accessible and efficient solution to this problem.

Especially Relevant: the Process it’s quite Tricky so Relax and Take it Easy.

Finally, on the Download Page Check and Install All the Dependencies following the Same Way as for PlayOnLinux.

How to Install PlayOnLinux on Slackware GNU/Linux - Featured
  1. 1. Launching the Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install PlayOnLinux on Slackware GNU/Linux - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Downloading PlayOnLinux Slackbuild

    Download PlayOnLinux Slackbuild+Source for Slackware

    Get Slackbuild.tar.gz & Source.tar.xz
  3. 3. Extracting PlayOnLinux Slackbuild

    Then Extract Slackbuild into /tmp
    Eventually on File Manager Double-Click on Package.

    How to Install PlayOnLinux on Slackware GNU/Linux - Slackbuild Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/playonlinux.tar.gz
  4. 4. Relocating PlayOnLinux Source

    Next Move Source into Slackbuild

    mv ~/Downloads/PlayOnLinux*.tar.gz /tmp/playonlinux/

    The Package could be located otherwise into the /tmp/mozilla* Directory.

  5. 5. Building PlayOnLinux Slackware Package

    Now to Build PlayOnLinux Package
    First Access the Target Directory:

    cd /tmp/PlayOnLinux

    Eventually Give Execution Permission:

    chmod +x PlayOnLinux.SlackBuild

    Run the Build Script:

    sudo ./PlayOnLinux.SlackBuild
  6. 6. Installing PlayOnLinux Package

    Finally to Install PlayOnLinux Package

    sudo installpkg ../PlayOnLinux*.tgz
  7. So Now I’m truly Happy if this Info could Help You to Install PlayOnLinux on Slackware!

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