Thursday , 27 October 2016

Easy way to Run Windows Software on Linux

Easy way to Run Windows Software on Linux

Easy way to Run Windows Software on Linux ?

In this day popularity of Ubuntu is increasing. lots of reason are there like Security, Stability and free open-source operating.

You don’t need to pay more money for newer windows up-gradation  but one thing you miss there, your popular windows software, on which you are too familiar to work.

Today i am going to show How easily you can use popular windows software in Linux.

Use PlayonLinux :-

PlayonLinux is frontend application for Wine. You need to install playonlinux through ubuntu software center.

PlayOnLinux uses Wine to install these programs, so you aren’t getting some half-assed emulation here—this is just a way to quickly and easily install your favorite apps from one simple menu. It has a ton of games, from Starcraft II to Portal to Mass Effect, plus other popular Windows apps like Microsoft Office. Essentially, it takes the technical, behind-the-scenes work and does it all for you, so you can get to using your apps. It’ll even install the best version of Wine for each app, meaning you always get the best experience possible.

Backtrack is not coming with ubuntu centre, you need to be install through

$apt-get install software-center

Easy way to Run Windows Software on Linux

Now on the Terminal type PlayonLinux, it will open playonLinux wizard for you.

Click on the install option, it will show you all the available windows software.

Easy way to Run Windows Software on Linux

Now select  your software and install it.

For demonstration i am installing internet explorer in backtrack linux.

Enjoy your favorite software in linux.

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About Syed Balal Rumy

A 27 year Tech Geek and a blogger from India ( Bihar ) , live in New Delhi. I am MCITP , CEHv8 , CCNA , CCNA Security , CCNP Security , Security + and CCSA certified. Loves to write tech articles based on my real experiences.

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