Monday, July 22, 2013


Wine is a open source software used to run windows applications in Linux.Wine supports on Linux,Free BSD,Solaris for running windows applications.In this Tutorial I will tell you how to install wine on ubuntu / Linuxmint

Two ways to install wine in Ubuntu

Method 1
  • Install via Ubuntu software center and type wine and install it
Method 2
  • Open Terminal and type the following lines
#sudo add-apt repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

#sudo apt-get update

#sudo apt-get install wine 1.6

#sudo apt-get install winetricks

Thats it wine installed..and you can open any windows program by right click and open the *.exe with wine windows program loader..........

REMOVING WINE

For removing the wine software completely run the following command in terminal

#sudo apt-get --purge remove wine

#sudo apt-get auto remove

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