Install Wine 1.7.19 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 development version of wine 1.7.19 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 1.7.19
  • New JSProxy DLL for automatic proxy configuration.
  • More OLE Accessible Object support.
  • Improvements to the XML writer.
  • Fixes for various memory issues found by Valgrind.
  • Initial headers for Direct2D support.
  • 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 1.7.19

Ther 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-1.7.19.tar.bz2
Step 3:extract the Package and install wine 1.7.19
tar -xvf wine-1.7.19.tar.bz2 -c /tmp/
For 32 bit systems
cd wine-1.7.19/
./tools/wineinstall
For 64 bit systems
./configure--enable-wine64
make 
makeinstall
After successfull installation check working or not by opening any windows application
wine notepad.exe
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