This article covers how you can install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu OS using two different ways.
You can opt for any installation method (command line or GUI-based method) that is most convenient for you.
PlayOnLinux will allow you to install your Windows-based software on different virtual drives, which means that there is no interaction between the different applications you install.
So if something doesn't work right, you know it won't affect the rest of your stuff and they can easily uninstall it by removing the virtual drive.
To install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu:
PlayOnLinux can be found in the Ubuntu software repositories, so you can get it from Ubuntu Software Center or install it with the following command:
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install playonlinux
It is also recommended to install some dependencies that may be necessary:
# sudo apt-get install winbind
# sudo apt-get install unrar-free p7zip-full