For the people who do not know what Wine is, it is a program that lets you run or install programs designed for Windows in Linux systems, including Ubuntu, Fedora and other distros. If you ever wanted to install Windows programs in Linux, then Wine is the program you’ll need to help you do that.

How to install it ?

Just fire your terminal and type the following commands:-

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

Finally, run the commands below to update your system and install Wine.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install wine1.8

For a list of details for supported Linux/Unix supported distro’s for wine click here.

That’s it for now folks !

Njoy !

By Akash Angle

I am a Full time Linux user who has quit using Windows for unknown reasons, making my life truly open source.

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