This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install wine 7.20 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04, and Linux Mint 21.
What is Wine?
Wine is a recursive acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator“.The project’s goal was and is to allow users to run their Windows software on non-Windows systems, and it has been very successful in this regard.
WineHQ is made up of a number of different parts, all of which are necessary for the successful running of Windows software.
WineHQ Team released its new Development version 7.20
What’s New in Wine 7.20?
- Font-linking improvements.
- A number of fixes for exception unwinding
- Support for dumping EMF spool files in WineDump.
- Mono engine updated to version 7.4.0.
- Various bug fixes
Install Wine 7.20 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint
Step 1: Install the Required dependencies
sudo apt install libgnutls30:i386 libgpg-error0:i386 libxml2:i386 libasound2-plugins:i386 libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 libfreetype6:i386 libdbus-1-3:i386 libsqlite3-0:i386
Step 2: Enable the 32-bit architecture and download the repository key
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 && sudo wget -O /etc/apt/keyrings/winehq-archive.key https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
Step 3: Add the Official Wine repository
cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d && sudo wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/dists/$(lsb_release -cs)/winehq-$(lsb_release -cs).sources
For Linux Mint 21 users run the below command
wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/dists/jammy/winehq-jammy.sources
Step 4: Install the Wine 7.16 Development version
sudo apt update && sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-devel
Step 5: Verify the installation
For verification run the below command
wine <application name> wine notepad.exe
Uninstall Wine 7.20
For uninstallation of wine 7.20 run the below command
sudo apt remove --autoremove winehq-devel && sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/winehq*.sources
From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install Wine 7.20 on Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and Linux Mint 21
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