PlayOnLinux 4.0.16 now can start exe from terminal, support for Desura and more

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PlayOnLinux 4.0.16 has been released, the new release comes with some exciting now features, improvements and bug fix. PlayonLinux can now start an executable from the terminal (Exp:  playonlinux file.exe), added support  support for Desura, easy access to the virtual disks right from your home directory and more.

What`s new in Playonlinux4.0.16?

- everything that happens to virtual disks is logged to simplify Wine debugging
- automatic management of Gecko installation
- PlayOnLinux can start an executable from the terminal

playonlinux file.exe

- easy access to the virtual disks right from your home directory
- check if your videocard is correctly setup
- support for Desura and Origins
- possibility to break out of a stuck installation processes
- Coloring of terminal output
- Wine crashes detection
- No more “winemenubuilder not found” messages
- PlayOnMac starts XQuartz on its own, fixing a bug experienced by many people
- and many bugfixes

About PlayOnLinux:

PlayOnLinux is a piece of software which allows you to easily install and use numerous games and apps designed to run with Microsoft® 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 a cost-free, accessible and efficient solution to this problem.

Installation in Ubuntu 11.10 and LinuxMint12:

Open terminal and enter the following commands:

wget -q "" -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo wget -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install playonlinux

For other Linux distribtion, follow instruction on PlayOnLinux download page

And is done.

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