This simple tutorial will explain how to install Windows Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 on Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux.

1. Install PlayOnLinux.

PlayOnLinux is a front-end for wine. It can be installed via Ubuntu Software Center. But it’s a little old, you can install the latest version via following commands running in terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T to launch terminal)

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


download PlayOnLinux here

2. Launch PlayOnLinux from the dash home, go to File -> Install:

3. Under Internet, you can find IE6, IE7, and IE8.

4. Choose one and click Install button. Then you get this wizard guides you installing IE.

5. It’ll take a few minutes downloading files: