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    Install PS CS4 in Ubuntu using wine – How to

    Photoshop is the best graphic tool used for various purposes and by different users but for some reasons if you are unable to run Photoshop CS4 on Linux or Ubuntu then this article might help you and you again able to get and use best graphic tool on your PC. This can be easily done with the help of Wine, not go at the name it’s not alcoholic drink but specific tool for installing Photoshop on Ubuntu.

    So at first download and install Wine on your PC with following these easy steps:

    • Please add the WineHQ APT repository with following command:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

    • After this message displays of OK please click on that
    • Download and install winetricks, a helper script for installing Wine software with following command:


    chmod +x winetricks

    ./winetricks msxml6 gdiplus gecko vcrun2005 ie6 fontsmooth-rgb

    • Install Microsoft TTF fonts for smoother run of application

    sudo aptitude install msttcorefonts

    • Before downloading PS please download atmlib.dll and place it in ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32. Run winecfg, go to the Libraries tab and add atmlib to the list
    • Now download and run PS installer using Wine with following command:

    LANG=C wine Setup.exe

    Please note: You may need to add path for installer

    • Just follow simple instructions and steps to complete whole process.

    That’s done now you should be able to run PS from Wine with following command:

    env WINEPREFIX=”~/.wine” wine “C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS4”

    Studied Computer science at Kuk Ngo and graduated in 2012.

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