Install Wine 1.6.2 On Fedora / RHEL / CentOS

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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 stable version of wine 1.6.2 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 1.6.2
  • Color management support updated to liblcms version 2
  • Various bug fixes
Totally 36 bugs were fixed in this version 1.6.2

Installation steps
 
Step 1:Install Dependency packages

yum -y groupinstall 'Development Tools'
yum -y install libX11-devel freetype-devel
Step 2:Download Wine 1.6.2

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

wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/wine/files/Source/wine-1.6.2.tar.bz2
Step 3:extract the Package and install wine 1.6.2
tar -xvf wine-1.6.2.tar.bz2 -c /tmp/
For 32 bit systems
cd wine-1.6.2/
./tools/wineinstall

For 64 bit systems
./configure --enable-win64
make
make install

 After successfull installation check working or not by opening any windows application
wine notepad.exe
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