Running MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 18.04 x64

Note: As of time of writing, PlayOnLinux requires Wine’s 32-bit package installed and runs only 32-bit MS Office 2010.


  1. Install 32-bit Wine package.
  2. Install PlayOnLinux (it will download the most appropriate version of Wine).
  3. If LinuxMint 19.1 Tessa, install xterm: sudo apt-get install xterm
  4. Install winbind
  5. Provide available installation (CD or mounted ISO) of MS Office 2010 32-bit.
  6. Install through PlayOnLinux by specifying the same version listed on the right.


sudo apt-get install winehq-stable:i386

If the package name is no longer the same, you can do a search with “apt search winehq”.

Commands For Ubuntu Bionic

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

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