Install Wine 1.6.2 On Debian / Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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

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

The Latest Stable version of wine is 1.6.2

changelog in wine 1.6.2 
  • Color management support updated to liblcms version 2.
  •  Various bug fixes.

Totally 36 bug fixes were fixed in this version 1.6.2

In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest stable version of wine 1.62 on Debian / Ubuntu 13.10 / 13.04 / 12.10 / 12.04 & LinuxMint 15 / 14  / 13.

Installation steps

Step 1:Add the official PPA from Winehq

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa 

Step 2: Update the Repository

sudo apt-get update

Step 3:Install wine 1.6.2

sudo apt-get install wine 1.6 winetricks

After succesfull installation open any  .exe application and select open with wine program loader (or) open in terminal by typing wine followed by application name

wine notepad.exe

For Complete removal of wine 1.6.2

Run the below commands in terminal for removing wine completely
  • sudo apt-get --purge remove wine
  • sudo apt-get autoremove
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