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Running Photoshop under linux

June 2015


Running Photoshop under linux


Photoshop doesn't exist for Linux, but it is quite possible to run it with Wine.
Several versions of Adobe Photoshop run on Linux with Wine. Namely:
  • Photoshop 7
  • Photoshop CS2
  • Photoshop CS3 and CS4
  • Photoshop CS5



Note that, upon opening Photoshop, you may have a bug (no text displayed)

You should install the msttcorefonts package
sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts


To be accessed by Wine:
cp -r /usr/share/fonts/truetype/msttcorefonts ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/Fonts


Thanks to the TheFidFly for this tip!
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