Install Wine 1.7.20 in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 17/16/13/and other Ubuntu derivatives

Wine lets you run Windows software on other operating systems. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows. Wine enables Linux, Mac, FreeBSD, and Solaris users to run Windows applications without a copy of Microsoft Windows. Wine is free software under constant development. Other platforms may benefit as well.
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Changes in this release:
  • X11 drag & drop fixes.
  • A few more C/C++ runtime functions.
  • Fixes for various memory issues found by Valgrind.
  • Some OLE storage fixes.
  • New JSProxy DLL for automatic proxy configuration.
  • More OLE Accessible Object support.
  • Improvements to the XML writer.
  • Fixes for various memory issues found by Valgrind.
  • Initial headers for Direct2D support.
  • Improved OLE Accessible Object support.
  • Window sizing improvements in the Mac driver.
  • Fixes for various memory issues found by Valgrind.
  • A few more MSHTML functions.
  • Some DirectDraw cleanups.
  • Various bug fixes.

Install Winehq 1.7.20 via PPA in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

Install Winehq 1.7.20 from source in Ubuntu 14.04/13.10/Linux Mint 17/16 open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:



Install Wine 1.7.20 from source in Ubuntu 12.04/Linux Mint 13/Debian open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:



You can download source of Wine 1.7.20 for other Distributions from Source Forge.
Wine stable versions available: Wine 1.6, Wine 1.5 (PPA, Source) and Wine 1.4
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