All Linux users can play poker on PokerStars. The only thing that they should do is to install the wine - a free of charge open source software that lets Linux users to run poker clients of any online poker room. This short article highlights some easy steps that Linux users can follow to play poker on PokerStars.
1. Install Wine on your own Linux System: To play poker on linux, you should just download install the binary packages for Wine and Wine Tools. Wine Tools is a very useful application for installing poker clients and under wine and creating you Wine directory.
2. After installing wine and wine tools in your Linux computers, you can just start, download the file PokerStarsInstall.exe (poker client software) from PokerStars and save it to /tmp. Now issue these command: wine /tmp/PokerStarsInstall.exe
3. Now this can start the PokerStars installation. You will need to follow along with the exact same steps that you'd to set up the applying on a Windows operating system. Just accept the PokerStars terms and conditions and find the directory where you intend to install the poker client.
4. Drive locations under Wine utilize the virtual drive labels developed by the WineTools setup. However, you are suggested to put in everything under C:, that will be under the ~/.wine directory by default. Now identical to on Windows, some applications will ask one to reboot your machine once the installation is complete. Remember, that you don't have to reboot your Linux computer, but only the wine environment.