Playing Windows games on Linux is easier with PlayOnLinux 4.2.7

The developers behind the popular PlayOnLinux project, an open source, cross-platform application designed from the ground up to serve as a user-friendly interface for the popular Wine project, has released PlayOnLinux 4.2.7.

According to the internal changelog, PlayOnLinux 4.2.7 is here with support for script detection and abort when attempting to run 64-bit Windows apps and games with a 32-bit Wine version. , and support for case-insensitive sorting of install script lists for itunes.

Additionally, the Settings -> Internet menu now works correctly, a workaround for Wine bug # 37575 has been added, Python detection loops are now avoided, the detected WX version is now displayed, the os.kill ( ) is now used instead of the shell command, and the “Install unlisted application” link is now always visible in the installation window.

PlayOnLinux 4.2.7 brings many other improvements

Additionally, PlayOnLinux 4.2.7 supports .lnk, .cmd and .bat files to PlayOnLinux SetupWindow and PlayOnLinux shortcuts, improves find_binary function, adds support for removing auxiliary resources such as icons and shortcuts , and adds support for opening the debugger from the installation wizard.

A warning was added when OpenGL self-tests are not detected, menu item Configure -> Miscellaneous -> Open shell now works correctly, “hash-bang” bug in shortcuts has been fixed to make them again executables, support for displaying important messages has been implemented and the Wine version manager has been improved.

Download PlayOnLinux 4.2.7 right now via Softpedia. Ubuntu users can easily install the latest version of PlayOnLinux using the project’s PPA repository. Just run the commands below, one at a time, pressing Enter after each, in a Terminal app.


wget -q “” -O- | sudo apt-key add –
sudo wget -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y playonlinux

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