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What is PlayOnLinux ? PlayOnLinux is a piece of sofware which allows you to easily install and use numerous games and softwares designed to run with Microsoft®'s Windows®. Few games ...
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- 11-22-2009 #1
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Play on Linux
PlayOnLinux is a piece of sofware which allows you to easily install and use numerous games and softwares designed to run with Microsoft®'s Windows®.
Few games are compatible with GNU/Linux at the moment and it certainly is a factor preventing the migration to this system. PlayOnLinux brings an accessible and efficient solution to this problem, cost-free and rescpetful of the free softwares.
What are PlayOnLinux's features?
Here is a non-exhaustive list of the interesting points to know:
* You don't have to own a Windows® license to use PlayOnLinux.
* PlayOnLinux is based on Wine, and so profits from all its possibilities yet it keeps the user away from its complexity while exploiting some of its advanced functions.
* PlayOnLinux is a free software.
* PlayOnLinux uses Bash and Python
Nevertheless, PlayOnLinux has some defects, as every piece of software:
* Occasional performances decrease (image may be less fluid and graphics less detailed).
* Not all games are supported. Nevertheless, you can use our manual installation module.
Home - PlayOnLinux - Run your Windows applications on Linux easily !
Some Youtube Videos below
Hope this eases the experience for gamers on this forum.
- 11-22-2009 #2
good pointer on how to run Microsoft®©(Allahu Akbar!) stuff in Linux
I'm looking forward to try AutoCAD when i get some lessons in it soon