Install Wine 2.0 Stable on Ubuntu 16.04 / LinuxMint Via PPA

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In this Tutorial I will show you how to install the Latest stable version of Wine 2.0 On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and older versions.

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

The Latest  stable version available form Wine Team is 2.0 and released on January 24th 2016

New in this version 2.0

  • Various bug fixes.
For changelog visit this link 

Installation steps

Method 1 : via PPA

Step 1:Make your repository up to date
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wine/wine-builds
sudo apt-get update
Step 2: Install it
sudo apt-get install winehq-devel
Method 2 : Via Tar file

Step 1: Download the package and extract it to opt
tar xjf wine-2.0.tar.bz2
Step 2:Configure it
For 32 bit -- sudo ./configure 
For 64 bit -- sudo ./configure --enable-win64
Step 3:compile wine using make
sudo make && sudo make install
Step 4: Check the version  
wine --version
wine64 --version
After successful installation open any windows application using wine or install any application
wine application name
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