In this tutorial, we will show you how to install PlayOnLinux on Fedora 36. For those of you who didn’t know, PlayOnLinux is a free and open-source graphical front-end for Wine that allows Linux users to install a large number of Windows-based computer games and applications such as MS Office, Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, and several other programs on your Linux system.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the PlayOnLinux on a Fedora 36.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 36.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install PlayOnLinux on Fedora 36
Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:
sudo dnf upgrade sudo dnf update sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core
Step 2. Installing PlayOnLinuxt on Fedora 36.
- Install PlayOnLinuxt from the default Fedora repository.
By default, the PlayOnLinux package comes in the default repository of Fedora 36. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of PlayOnLinux to your Fedora system:
sudo dnf install playonlinux
- Install PlayOnLinuxt using Flatpak.
First, install Flatpak on your Fedora system use the command below:
sudo dnf install flatpak reboot
Next, we add a repository so that it could fetch the packages from Flathub to install on the Fedora system you are using. For that use the command, given below:
sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
Finally, install PlayOnLinux using the following command below:
flatpak install flathub org.phoenicis.playonlinux
Step 3. Accessing PlayOnLinux on Fedora 36.
Once the PlayOnLinux installation is complete, you can start the PlayOnLinux by typing
playonlinux in the terminal or going to Activities -> search for PlayOnLinux.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed PlayOnLinux. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing PlayOnLinux on your Fedora 36 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official PlayOnLinux website.