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.
wine putty.exeFor any query or issue, feel free to discuss on http://discuss.eduguru.in