Wednesday, September 24, 2014

How To Install Wine 1.7.27 On Ubuntu 14.10 Ubuntu 14.04

Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD.

Open Source and User Driven

Wine will always be free software. Approximately half of Wine's source code is written by volunteers, with the remaining effort sponsored by commercial interests, especially CodeWeavers, which sells a supported version of Wine.

Source WineHQ Homepage:

To install Wine just run the following commands via your systems Terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wine1.7 winetricks

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