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I am getting following error while installing software from repository. Can anyone help me on this...

administrator@administrator-OptiPlex-380:~$ sudo apt-get install playonlinux
[sudo] password for administrator: 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package playonlinux
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what was your version of ubuntu? –  Avinash Raj Nov 22 '13 at 4:23
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If you did not already do so, you will need to enable the Multiverse repository before trying to install playonlinux. If you did not do that already, that is why you can't find the playonlinux package with apt-get.

Please refer to this question and its answer which explains how to enable the multiverse repository.

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For precise run the below commands to install playonlinux:

wget -q "http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg" -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo wget http://deb.playonlinux.com/playonlinux_precise.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install playonlinux

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Download playonlinux.deb file from here

Note: For precise and above you must install the package wine:i386 to get PlayOnLinux working

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