CentOS: how to install PlayOnLinux


Homepage: https://www.playonlinux.com/en/

play-on-linux-logo

Requirements:
xfce Desktop

Step 1: install wxPython
CentOS 7: how to install wxPython

Step 2:

[root@tutorialspots ~]# pip3 install natsort
WARNING: Running pip install with root privileges is generally not a good idea. Try `pip3 install --user` instead.
Collecting natsort
  Downloading https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/0f/65/81883897f4aaa1e53deaa65137318cfe80b36ce013c2e86f8fd0843cfa02/natsort-7.0.1-py3-none-any.whl
Installing collected packages: natsort
Successfully installed natsort-7.0.1

Step 3:

yum install -y cabextract

Result:

[root@tutorialspots ~]# yum install -y cabextract
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: centos.host-engine.com
 * epel: dfw.mirror.rackspace.com
 * extras: mirrors.usinternet.com
 * nux-dextop: mirror.li.nux.ro
 * remi-safe: mirror.pit.teraswitch.com
 * updates: repos-tx.psychz.net
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package cabextract.x86_64 0:1.5-1.el7 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

================================================================================
 Package              Arch             Version             Repository      Size
================================================================================
Installing:
 cabextract           x86_64           1.5-1.el7           epel            43 k

Transaction Summary
================================================================================
Install  1 Package

Total download size: 43 k
Installed size: 93 k
Downloading packages:
cabextract-1.5-1.el7.x86_64.rpm                            |  43 kB   00:00
Running transaction check
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded
Running transaction
  Installing : cabextract-1.5-1.el7.x86_64                                  1/1
  Verifying  : cabextract-1.5-1.el7.x86_64                                  1/1

Installed:
  cabextract.x86_64 0:1.5-1.el7

Complete!

Step 4:

yum install -y xterm icoutils 

Result:

...
Installed:
  icoutils.x86_64 0:0.31.3-1.el7_3           xterm.x86_64 0:295-3.el7

Dependency Installed:
  mailcap.noarch 0:2.1.41-2.el7
  perl-Business-ISBN.noarch 0:2.06-2.el7
  perl-Business-ISBN-Data.noarch 0:20120719.001-2.el7
  perl-Encode-Locale.noarch 0:1.03-5.el7
  perl-File-Listing.noarch 0:6.04-7.el7
  perl-HTML-Parser.x86_64 0:3.71-4.el7
  perl-HTML-Tagset.noarch 0:3.20-15.el7
  perl-HTTP-Cookies.noarch 0:6.01-5.el7
  perl-HTTP-Daemon.noarch 0:6.01-8.el7
  perl-HTTP-Date.noarch 0:6.02-8.el7
  perl-HTTP-Message.noarch 0:6.06-6.el7
  perl-HTTP-Negotiate.noarch 0:6.01-5.el7
  perl-IO-HTML.noarch 0:1.00-2.el7
  perl-IO-Socket-IP.noarch 0:0.21-5.el7
  perl-IO-Socket-SSL.noarch 0:1.94-7.el7
  perl-LWP-MediaTypes.noarch 0:6.02-2.el7
  perl-Mozilla-CA.noarch 0:20130114-5.el7
  perl-Net-HTTP.noarch 0:6.06-2.el7
  perl-Net-LibIDN.x86_64 0:0.12-15.el7
  perl-Net-SSLeay.x86_64 0:1.55-6.el7
  perl-TimeDate.noarch 1:2.30-2.el7
  perl-URI.noarch 0:1.60-9.el7
  perl-WWW-RobotRules.noarch 0:6.02-5.el7
  perl-libwww-perl.noarch 0:6.05-2.el7

Complete!

Step 5:

yum install jq p7zip -y

Result

[root@tutorialspots ~]# yum install jq p7zip -y
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: centos.host-engine.com
 * epel: dfw.mirror.rackspace.com
 * extras: mirrors.usinternet.com
 * nux-dextop: mirror.li.nux.ro
 * remi-safe: mirror.pit.teraswitch.com
 * updates: repos-tx.psychz.net
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package jq.x86_64 0:1.6-2.el7 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: libonig.so.5()(64bit) for package: jq-1.6-2.el7.x86_64
---> Package p7zip.x86_64 0:16.02-10.el7 will be installed
--> Running transaction check
---> Package oniguruma.x86_64 0:6.8.2-1.el7 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

================================================================================
 Package            Arch            Version                 Repository     Size
================================================================================
Installing:
 jq                 x86_64          1.6-2.el7               epel          167 k
 p7zip              x86_64          16.02-10.el7            epel          604 k
Installing for dependencies:
 oniguruma          x86_64          6.8.2-1.el7             epel          181 k

Transaction Summary
================================================================================
Install  2 Packages (+1 Dependent package)

Total download size: 951 k
Installed size: 2.7 M
Downloading packages:
(1/3): jq-1.6-2.el7.x86_64.rpm                             | 167 kB   00:00
(2/3): oniguruma-6.8.2-1.el7.x86_64.rpm                    | 181 kB   00:00
(3/3): p7zip-16.02-10.el7.x86_64.rpm                       | 604 kB   00:00
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total                                              2.3 MB/s | 951 kB  00:00
Running transaction check
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded
Running transaction
  Installing : oniguruma-6.8.2-1.el7.x86_64                                 1/3
  Installing : jq-1.6-2.el7.x86_64                                          2/3
  Installing : p7zip-16.02-10.el7.x86_64                                    3/3
  Verifying  : p7zip-16.02-10.el7.x86_64                                    1/3
  Verifying  : oniguruma-6.8.2-1.el7.x86_64                                 2/3
  Verifying  : jq-1.6-2.el7.x86_64                                          3/3

Installed:
  jq.x86_64 0:1.6-2.el7               p7zip.x86_64 0:16.02-10.el7

Dependency Installed:
  oniguruma.x86_64 0:6.8.2-1.el7

Complete!

Step 6:
Use xfce with account tutorialspots, open terminal:

[tutorialspots@tutorialspots ~]$ cd ~/Downloads
[tutorialspots@tutorialspots Downloads]$ wget https://github.com/PlayOnLinux/POL-POM-4/archive/4.4.zip
--2020-08-09 04:43:45--  https://github.com/PlayOnLinux/POL-POM-4/archive/4.4.zip
Resolving github.com (github.com)... 140.82.113.4
Connecting to github.com (github.com)|140.82.113.4|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: https://codeload.github.com/PlayOnLinux/POL-POM-4/zip/4.4 [following]
--2020-08-09 04:43:46--  https://codeload.github.com/PlayOnLinux/POL-POM-4/zip/4.4
Resolving codeload.github.com (codeload.github.com)... 140.82.112.9
Connecting to codeload.github.com (codeload.github.com)|140.82.112.9|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: unspecified [application/zip]
Saving to: ���4.4.zip���

    [  <=>                                  ] 3,311,750   7.69MB/s   in 0.4s   

2020-08-09 04:43:46 (7.69 MB/s) - ���4.4.zip��� saved [3311750]
unzip 4.4.zip

Now, Playonlinux is in /home/tutorialspots/Downloads/POL-POM-4-4.4/

Step 7: Create playonlinux laucher on Desktop

Command: /home/tutorialspots/Downloads/POL-POM-4-4.4/playonlinux
Working directory: /home/tutorialspots/Downloads/POL-POM-4-4.4/

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