Installing PlayOnLinux 4.3.4

Hi, I tried to install POL 4, since I personally don’t like POL 5, but when trying to install from the official page and run ./playonlinux, I get the following message:

Looking for python… 3.8.5 - skipped
Looking for python2.7… which: no python2.7 in (/usr/bin/haswell:/usr/local/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/bin:/opt/3rd-party/bin)

Looking for python2.6… which: no python2.6 in (/usr/bin/haswell:/usr/local/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/bin:/opt/3rd-party/bin)

Looking for python2… which: no python2 in (/usr/bin/haswell:/usr/local/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/bin:/opt/3rd-party/bin)

Please install python before trying to run this program

I tried to install Python through Docker but that didn’t work.
Any ideas in how to fix it?
Thanks in advance.

Python 2 is deprecated. It won’t be available from swupd.

Consider to download a binary release of Python 2.

I managed to install it, and it worked to some extent, but I got the following error:
Looking for python... 2.7.18 - Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/Milo/Escritorio/playonlinux/python/", line 1, in <module> import os, wxversion ImportError: No module named wxversion failed tests
What could’ve caused that?

naturally, install it then

Well wasn’t so easy as i expected, but finally made it working (not tried games, but interfaces appearing).

You dont need the python2 as soon as they updated to 4.4 , they supporting 3.*

Installing all the prerequisite

sudo swupd bundle-add cabextract jq wine dev-utils wget devpkg-libpng devpkg-gtk3 devpkg-ncurses sqlite devpkg-openssl tcl-basic devpkg-readline devpkg-bzip2 devpkg-sqlite-autoconf devpkg-libffi devpkg-xz ImageMagick xterm

Installing ICOUtils

cd ~/Downloads
tar xf icoutils-0.32.3.tar.bz2
cd icoutils-0.32.3
make -j4
sudo make install

Installing wxPython and natsort (wxPython installation will take long time ~ 30m for me)

sudo pip3 install --upgrade --pre -f wxPython
sudo pip3 install natsort

Getting latest PlayOnLinux (4.4)

cd ~/Downloads
git clone
cd POL-POM-4
sed -i 's/version1\[0\]\.split(\"\.\")/version1\[0\]\.split\(\"a1\"\)\[0\].split\(\"\.\"\)/' python/lib/

Last line is important , because otherwise it will cause error at version detection during the launch, it looks like i should commit patch to them.
Installing the snapshot version of wxPython is also important because last release not compiling properly.
Please test and let me know that everything working well.


Seems to work perfectly, thank you!

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Hi. When I install icoutils it shows me the following to finish “make”

gcc: warning: switch ‘-Wchkp’ is no longer supported
make[2]: se sale del directorio ‘/home/chucky/Descargas/icoutils-0.32.3/wrestool’
Making all in extresso
make[2]: se entra en el directorio ‘/home/chucky/Descargas/icoutils-0.32.3/extresso’
make[2]: No se hace nada para ‘all’.
make[2]: se sale del directorio ‘/home/chucky/Descargas/icoutils-0.32.3/extresso’
make[2]: se entra en el directorio ‘/home/chucky/Descargas/icoutils-0.32.3’
make[2]: se sale del directorio ‘/home/chucky/Descargas/icoutils-0.32.3’
make[1]: se sale del directorio ‘/home/chucky/Descargas/icoutils-0.32.3’

wxpython took more than 8 hours …

try to download the fonts, but i don’t get different results. And plaolinux shows wxpython unresolved dependency error of course.

wxpython on your page shows several alternatives, executing a script, with “pip” …

And the icoutils problem I don’t understand … does it seem like a problem in the compiler?

I need help, I am a mechanic, the last 10 years I used slackware and debian … I see this system very different.

By the way, my English is very bad.
Greetings from Argentina