Install Wine 1.7.18 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / ElementaryOS

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In this Tutorial I will show you how to install the Latest Development Version of Wine 1.7.18 On Ubuntu 14.04LTS /13.10 /12.04 ,LinuxMint 16 / 15 / 14 and Elementary OS 0.2

WineHQ is an open source software developed for running Windows applications on LINUX,OS X 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 penalties and clearly integrate with windows applications into your desktop

The Latest Version available form Wine Team is 1.7.18 and this is a Development Version and it is  released on May 2nd 2014.

For Installing the Latest stable Version 1.6.2 ,click HERE

What's New in this version 1.7.18
  • Improved OLE Accessible Object support.
  • Window sizing improvements in the Mac driver.
  • Fixes for various memory issues found by Valgrind.
  • A few more MSHTML functions.
  • Some DirectDraw cleanups.
  • Various bug fixes.
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 1.7.18
sudo apt-get install wine 1.7 winetricks
After successful installation open any windows application using wine or install anyapplication an open 
wine application name

For Complete removal of wine 1.7.18
Run the below commands for removing wine completely
sudo apt-get --purge remove wine
sudo apt-get autoremove
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