This article, itsmeit will show you how to install Photoshop CS6 Portable Ubuntu 16.04 | 20.04 and 22.10. Very gently without taking up too much disk space.
5 Steps to Install Photoshop CS6 Portable on Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04 and Linux
Adobe Photoshop is an image creation, graphic design, and photo editing software developed by Adobe. The software offers a variety of image editing features for pixel-based images, raster graphics, and vector graphics.
Step 1. Enable 32-bit and install WineHQ
There are many applications that still support 32-bit CPU architectures. The good thing is that WineHQ support both 32-bit and 64-bit application. Therefore, if you are using Ubuntu 64-bit, enable 32-bit support with the help of the below command.
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
Next to install Photoshop CS6 portable on Ubuntu 20.04, add the Wine GPG key to allow the installation of packages from the Wine repository. (Installing Photoshop on Ubuntu 22.04 does not require installing winehq, so skip this step)
wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key sudo apt-key add winehq.key sudo add-apt-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ focal main' sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable
Step 2. How to install PlayOnLinux
PlayOnLinux is a frontend for the Wine software compatibility layer that allows Linux users to install Windows-based video games, Microsoft Office (2000 to 2010), Microsoft Internet Explorer, and many other applications such as Apple iTunes and Safari.
You can read more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayOnLinux
sudo apt install playonlinux
Step 3. Install Photoshop CS6 Portable Ubuntu 20.04, 22.04 LTS
If you have downloaded the photoshop cs6 portable installation file for ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04, extract it to your computer, in the extracted folder you will find the CS6 Portable.exe file which is the installation file.
Now, go to the search menu and open Playonlinux and click to launch it, continue to click on the plus icon “Install“, click on “Graphics“ then select Photoshop CS6 and click on the “Install“ button.
Click on the + Install
Click Next, and Playonlinux will automatically find and install an add-on package for Adobe Photoshop CS6, so when asked to install dependencies, click OK to allow the download of all dependencies and install.
After completing the dependencies, click Browse and navigate to the CS6 Portable.exe file path in the extracted folder when prompted to find the file to install.
Choose the language and path to install, recommend choosing the path by C:\ProgramData\PhotoshopPortable. Click install to proceed with the install photoshop cs6 portable ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04.
The installation process is very quick, you can start to open photoshop when the installation is complete. This version does not need activation.
Step 4. Add the Photoshop CS6 icon to the taskbar
Go to the menu, type search for photoshop, and click Add From Favorites to add the icon to the taskbar.
If there is no photoshop icon in the search menu, re-open playonlinux and click Create a shortcut.
On the Desktop, there will be an Adobe Photoshop CS6.desktop file, right-click and select “Allow Launching“.
Above is how to install Photoshop CS6 portable Ubuntu 20.04, 22.04 LTS, if you want to install the full 32/64 bit version you can see the guide.