How to install PlayOnLinux 4.2.2 on OpenSUSE 13.1

This tutorial is going to show you how to install PlayOnLinux 4.2.2 on OpenSUSE 13.1. PlayOnLinux is a special software that lets us to install many Windows programs on Linux. Installing PlayOnLinux on OpenSUSE 13.1 is not hard. But first, we need to have Python installed on OpenSUSE 13.1. Check if you have Python installed using this command

python –version

If nothing printed, you will need to install it first

zypper in python

Next we need to download PlayOnLinux package.


Now extract it

tar -xzvf PlayOnLinux_4.2.2.tar.gz

Now cd to the new directory called playonlinux

cd playonlinux

The installation wizard will be opened and follow the instruction shown.



  1. Hello, thanks for the tutorial. Its the same for de opensuse 13.2? I am train but don’t work.

  2. After entering ./playonlinux this error is displayed :-
    PlayOnLinux is not supposed to be run as root. Sorry

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