I'm looking to Install Microsoft Office on Ubuntu 18.04. I recently heard about Lutris so I successfully installed it, but I cannot find where I can install software that are not games, because I simply want to install MS Office.

Am I doing something wrong?

more informations: my version of wine is up-to-date, and I also tryed to install MS Office 2013 through PlayOnLinux before, but it didn't worked out. So that's why I'm trying to install it now using Lutris.


because I simply want to install MS Office.

For the best experience install VirtualBox or VM Ware Player, Windows in there and MS Office in there. Anything else will be a lot more trouble and tends to lack functionality.

Am I doing something wrong?

Lutris is an Open Source gaming platform for Linux. MS Office is not a game.

Wine and POL are difficult to get correct. You can use POL with a userscript for an easier installation of MS Office besides the links you posted but a native install in a virtual container is the easier method. POL does work but you need a lot more experience with Linux, Windows and how to set up Wine correctly. POL makes it a bit easier but makes it also difficult to get correct if it does not work from a userscript.

  • Thank you for your reply, I cannot figure out what to choose when installing it thought POL at the "Please choose an installation method" I already opened an issue here askubuntu.com/questions/1127754/… As you said I guess I don't have enough experience so far about Linux nor POL but I'm curious to learn. – Ced Apr 1 '19 at 7:53
  • Sorry I hate wine and never used it except for a couple of attempts to get Guild Wars running (when i got it running it looked ugly :P ) – Rinzwind Apr 1 '19 at 7:56

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