Install / Uninstall Wine 3.0.2 Stable on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / LinuxMint

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In this Tutorial, I will show you how to install the Latest stable version of Wine 3.0.2 On Ubuntu 18.04/16.04 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 3.0.2 and released on Jun 26, 2018.

What's new in this version?

  • Various bug fixes
Important fixes are
  • Empire Earth v. 1.00 mouse responsiveness
  • wrong keyboard layout in Tomb Raider Anniversary / Legend
  • Bloodrayne 2: text in the menus misplaced
  • Age of Mythology needs pidgen.dll.PIDGenSimpA
  • Need for Speed: Shift demo crashes in 'purist' mode (d3dx9_36)
  • Failing kernel driver services can stall WINEPREFIX bootstrapping/startup for a considerable time when configured as autostart
  • Autodesk Fusion 360 need propsys.dll.PSGetPropertyKeyFromName to be installed
  • Windows File Manager (WinFile) fails to build in winelib (LPDROPSTRUCT missing from winuser.h)
  • Maya 2018 LT Installer requires unimplemented function api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll._timespec64_get
For complete changelog visit their announcement page

Installation steps

Step 1: Download the key and add to your pc
wget https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/Release.key && sudo apt-key add Release.key

Step 2: Add the official Wine Repo
sudo apt-add-repository 'https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/'
For LinuxMint 18.X add the below Repo
sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main'
Step 3: Update your repos
sudo apt-get update
Step 4: Install wine 3.0.2
sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel
How to install Wine 3.0.2 on Ubuntu / LinuxMint


Uninstall Wine 3.0.2

To remove this dev version of wine fire the below command
sudo apt-get remove --autoremove winehq-devel
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