Sunday, June 15, 2014

Wine HQ is a Open Source software available for LINUX Operating systems for running Windows application.

In this tutorial I will show you how to install the latest development version of wine 1.7.20 on Fedora 20/19/18/17 , CentOS 6.5/6.4/6.3 and Redhat 6.5/6.4/6.3.

Wine supports on Linux,solaris,Free BSD for running windows applications.

New in Wine 1.7.20

  • X11 drag & drop fixes.
  • A few more C/C++ runtime functions.
  • Fixes for various memory issues found by Valgrind.
  • Some OLE storage fixes.
  • Various bug fixes.

Installation steps

Step 1:Install Dependency packages

yum -y groupinstall 'Development Tools'
yum -y install libX11-devel freetype-devel

Step 2:Download Wine 1.7.20

There is no repository for wine installation,manually we need to download the tar file for installing the wine

wget http://kaz.dl.sourceforge.net/project/wine/Source/wine-1.7.20.tar.bz2

Step 3:extract the Package and install wine 1.7.20
tar -xvf wine-1.7.20.tar.bz2 -c /tmp/
For 32 bit systems
cd wine-1.7.20/
For 64 bit systems
After successfull installation check working or not by opening any windows application
eg: wine application name
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