Help with POL

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ggoble Sunday 17 May 2020 at 0:14

The following occurs;

The taget virtual drive GoogleSketchup8 already exist.

Erase (virtual drive content will be lost)

Abort installation.

How do I handle this?


ggoble Monday 18 May 2020 at 4:20

There is 1 reply and 19 views.

Can not find the reply.

Skechup needs to be installed.

Any help appreciated. See attached

This is as far as POL goes. Either choice stops POL.


booman Tuesday 2 June 2020 at 19:31

You can manually install SketchUp 8 with PlayOnLinux manual installation.  Download SketchUp, save to your desktop.

  • Open PlayOnLinux
  • Click Install
  • Click "install a non-listed program"

Follow the instructions for creating a new virtual drive, Wine configuration and version of Wine.  I recommend downloading Wine 5.0 32-bit & 64-bit from the Wine Manager first.  Also make sure you are using PlayOnLinux 4.3.4

When you get to the package installation, I would install the following:

  • corefonts
  • d3dx9
  • d3dx10
  • d3dx11
  • tahoma
  • dotnet45


The one critical library you need is Dot Net Framework 4.5.2 which may or may not install.  I'm not sure if it will work in a 64-bit Wine, but you can try.  


I should probably give this a try myself, but I've been using the web version which works GREAT!

† Booman †
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