Install Wine 1.7.14 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Elementary OS

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WineHQ is an open source software developed for running Windows applications on LINUX,OSX and BSD.

The Main role of Wine in Linux or Other operating systems is to translate windows API calls to POSIX calls on the fly,by this method it will eliminate the Memory penalities and clearly integrate with windows applications into your desktop

The Latest Version available form Wine Team is 1.7.14 and this is a Development Version and it is  released on March 07th 2014

For Installing the Latest stable Version 1.6.2 ,click HERE

What's New in this version 1.7.14
  • Improvements in Encoding support
  • Fixes for Monochrome Printer
  • More Visualbasic interfaces in MSXML
  • More task scheduler support
  • Support for deflate content encoding in wininet
  • and lastly various BUG fixes
In this Tutorial I will show you how to install the Latest Development Version of Wine 1.7.14 On Ubuntu 13.10 / 13.04 / 12.10 / 12.04 ,LinuxMint 16 / 15 / 14 and Elementary OS 0.2

Installation steps

Step 1:Add the official PPA from Wine Team
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa 
Step 2: Update the Repository
  • sudo apt-get update
Step 3:Install wine 1.7.14
  • sudo apt-get install wine 1.7 winetricks
After successful installation open any windows application using wine

wine notepad.exe

For Complete removal of wine 1.7.14

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