How to Install Internet Explorer on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1: Install PlayonLinux

kim@kimlinux:~# sudo apt install playonlinux -y

Step 2: Install Internet Explorer

Search for ‘playonlinux’ > run that newly installed application > click on Install > press the Internet button > scroll down to select Internet Explorer 8 > click Install

Select Next > Next > Next > Next > click Install to include Wine Mono Installer

Click on Install again to add Wine Gecko

Next > put a check mark next to ‘I agree’ to the blank agreement > Next

click OK on this prompt (ignore the message, ‘Internet Explorer is not supported on this operating system’

Navigate back to PlayonLinux to locate the newly installed IExplore.exe > select the item > click Run to invoke the program

Quick screenshot of managing add-ons:

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4 thoughts on “How to Install Internet Explorer on Ubuntu 20.04”

  1. Dear Sir

    i install ubuntu 20.04 , and try to install playonlinux. But error show … unableto locate package plyonlinux

    so plz help

    1. Hi Juan,

      Although I haven’t tested this implementation of Internet Explorer 8, I suspect that it should have all the GUI features of that legacy browser. I’ve updated the post to add a quick screenshot to answer your question.

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