Thursday, February 6, 2014

Wine Installation procedure in ubuntu 12.04 &13.04, Mint 16

How to install Wine in Ubuntu or Mint Linux?

Q:Why Wine?
A:If you want do run windows platform-based applications (i.e., with extension .exe), then we should install WINE in linux.
A: If the apps which are available over windows platform, are the only requirements making you to compromise with windows, then WINE is the solution. It is a free software under GNU License.

Here is the shortcut for the installation of latest stable version of WINE i.e., WINE 1.6

Step 1: Open the terminal, and type the following commands
Step 2: sudo apt-get update
Step 3: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
Step 4: sudo apt-get update
Step 5: sudo apt-get install wine16

Note: Please restart the system for effective installation.