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== How do I find out if a game will run on PlayOnLinux/PlayOnMac? ==
 
== How do I find out if a game will run on PlayOnLinux/PlayOnMac? ==
  
Excellent question. Since POL/POM is a front-end for [https://winehq.org/ Wine], the first place to check is WineHQ's [https://appdb.winehq.org/ AppDB]. There are many, many entries for a lot of software. If it is even remotely popular, and people have attempted to use it through Wine, it will likely be listed there.
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Excellent question. Since POL/POM is a front-end for [https://winehq.org/ Wine], the first place to check, besides our [https://www.playonlinux.com/en/supported_apps.html Supported Software section], is WineHQ's [https://appdb.winehq.org/ AppDB]. There are many, many entries for a lot of software. If it is even remotely popular, and people have attempted to use it through Wine, it will likely be listed there.
  
 
== How to move PlayOnLinux virtual drives to another disk (with more free space)? ==
 
== How to move PlayOnLinux virtual drives to another disk (with more free space)? ==

Revision as of 05:16, 28 February 2015

How do I find out if a game will run on PlayOnLinux/PlayOnMac?

Excellent question. Since POL/POM is a front-end for Wine, the first place to check, besides our Supported Software section, is WineHQ's AppDB. There are many, many entries for a lot of software. If it is even remotely popular, and people have attempted to use it through Wine, it will likely be listed there.

How to move PlayOnLinux virtual drives to another disk (with more free space)?

Read the advanced topic here: How to move PlayOnLinux virtual drives to another disk

How do I run Wine/POL as root or sudo?

You don't. You should never, ever run Wine or POL as root or using sudo, or any other privilege escalation mechanism.

WineHQ FAQ regarding root/sudo use

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