How to install Wine to Run Windows applications on Linux Ubuntu 2017-2018


WINE is basically a program that we can use to install the Windows based .exe package on the UNIX-LINUX Operating systems with the help of its compatibility layer that allows the Linux users to run windows applications on it. So in today’s article we will guide you with the help of snapshots the basic steps to install and configure WINE on Linux-Mint 17.1 Operating system. Other than its installation and configurations we will show how you can easily install the windows based software application on Linux Mint by using WINE.

Now from the left bottom corner click on Kickoff application launcher to open console as a root terminal to start the installation of WINE from command line.

WINE Installation Through PPA

After launching the root terminal from the Linux-Mint KDE desktop, now we will start the installation of Wine with the help of PPA (Personal Package Archives) to get the required repositories to our local system and then update operating system as in following steps.

STEP 1: Add PPA Repository

With the help following command we will add the PPA repository the Wine team has created to easily install it on Ubuntu and other similar distributions.

add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
apt-get update
apt-get install wine
Configuring WINE Through Web

After we have successfully installed the Wine using PPA, now we will configure it first time before using it.

STEP 1: Launch Wine Configuration

Choosing from the application bar there is a newly installed application WINE is present. So, Expand it and click on to configure Wine.

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