Install / Uninstall Wine 3.0 Stable on Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this Tutorial, I will show you how to install the Latest stable version of Wine 3.0 On Ubuntu 17.10 / 16.04 LTS and LinuxMint

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

The Latest stable version available from Wine Team is 3.0 and released on January 18th, 2018 with new features and bug fixes

Wine 3.0 comes with Direct3D 10 and 11 support and over 6000 individual changes

What's new in this version?

  • Direct3D 10 and 11 support.
  • The Direct3D command stream.
  • The Android graphics driver.
  • Improved DirectWrite and Direct2D support.
For changelog visit the link 

Installation steps

From this version onwards launchpad is no longer used by wine for builds and you can install it using the below method

Two Methods we can install the Wine in Ubuntu
  • Method 1: Via Wine Repository
  • Method 2: Via source file

Method 1: Install Wine 3.0 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint from Wine Repository

Step 1: Download the key and add to your pc
sudo apt-key add Release.key && sudo apt-add-repository ''
Step 2: Update your repos
sudo apt-get update
Step 3: Install wine 3.0
sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-stable

Method 2: Install Wine 3.0 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint from source file

Step 1: Download the source file by using the below command
Step 2: Unzip the file
tar -xvf wine-3.0.tar.xz
Step 3: Configure it
For 32 bit -- sudo ./configure
For 64 bit -- sudo ./configure --enable-win64
Step 4: Compile wine using make
sudo make && sudo make install
Once the Wine installation completed, run the below command to check the wine configuration

Step 5: Run wine 3.0

Open the windows application by using the below command here i am opening internet explorer
wine <program name>
wine notepad.exe

For Un-installation use the below command

For complete uninstallation execute the below command
sudo apt-get remove --autoremove wine-stable wine-stable-amd64
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