Install Wine 1.7.51 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this Tutorial I will show you how to install the Latest Development Version of Wine 1.7.51 On Ubuntu 15.04 /14.10/ 14.04LTS /12.04 , LinuxMint 17 / 16 / 15 / 14 and Elementary OS.

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 1.7.51 and for Installing the Latest stable Version 1.6.2 ,click HERE

What's New in this version 1.7.51
  • XAudio2 implementation using OpenAL Soft.
  • Support for the new Universal C Runtime DLL.
  • Dropdown menu support in the standard Open Dialog.
  • Grayscale rendering mode in DirectWrite.
  • 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 1.7.51
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

Removing Wine and winetricks
sudo apt-get remove wine 1.7 winetricks

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