Step 1 – Setup PPA
First of all, If you are running with a 64-bit system enable 32-bit architecture. Also, install the key which was used to sign packages of wine.
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 wget -qO - https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key | sudo apt-key add -
Use one of the following commands to enable the Wine apt repository in your system based on your operating system and version.
### Ubuntu 19.10 $ sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ eoan main' ### Ubuntu 18.04 $ sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ bionic main' $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cybermax-dexter/sdl2-backport ### Ubuntu 16.04 $ sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main'
Step 2 – Install Wine on Ubuntu
Use below commands to install Wine packages from the apt repository. The –install-recommends option will install all the recommended packages by winehq stable versions on your Ubuntu system.
$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable
If you face unmet dependencies error during installation, use the following commands to install winehq using aptitude.
$ sudo apt install aptitude $ sudo aptitude install winehq-stable
Step 3 – Check Wine Version
Wine installation successfully completed. Use the following command to check the version of wine installed on your system.
$ wine --version wine-5.0
How to Use Wine (Optional)?
To use wine we need to login to the GUI desktop of your Ubuntu system. After that Download a windows .exe file like PuTTY on your system and open it with Wine as below screenshot or use following command.