How to Use Gpedit With Ubuntu

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Gpedit is the Group Policy Editor in a Windows computer. Gpedit lets you create policies and a set of rules that control the working environment of user accounts on your system. Ubuntu, a Linux-based operating system uses a tool called "Wine" that lets you run several Windows programs including Registry Editor (regedit) and Group Policy (gpedit). Once you have installed Wine on your Ubuntu computer, you can access and use Gpedit using the built-in terminal window.

  • Log in to your Ubuntu computer.

  • Click the "Applications" tab and point to "Ubuntu Software Center." Choose "Edit" and then "Software Sources."

  • Click the "Other Software" tab. Click the "Add" button.

  • Enter "ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa" (without the quotes) in the "APT Line" field and click "Add Source." This will install Wine on your Ubuntu computer.

  • Click the "Applications" menu tab on the top bar and point to "System." Click "Terminal" to launch your terminal window.

  • Type "wine gpedit" and press "Enter" key to launch Group Policy.

  • Edit the required policies by locating the corresponding object folders in the left pane root menu. Right-click the policy object and select "Properties." Make the desired changes and click "OK."

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