So what is Wine? WINE (Wine Is Not An Emulator) is an open source software which translates Windows applications (Executables) into equivalent POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface) code that Linux can understand and use. So how to install and use Wine in Ubuntu 9.04 (Linux)? Here is a step by step procedure to install wine easily via terminal commands.
How to install Wine?
- Open terminal by navigating to Applications->Accessories->Terminal
- To update the local package index with the latest changes made in repositories, type the following command
- Now use the following command to install wine
- You can configure wine options by using the following command
- Just leave all settings to default and click OK button.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine
How to use Wine?
Simply right-click on any EXE file and choose Open with "Wine Windows Program Loader"
(OR) if you want to run an EXE via terminal command i-e wine EXE-File-Name. You have to navigate to the place where EXE file is present and then you may use this command. In case you don't want to navigate to that place, then you have to place EXE file in Windows directory. Navigate to Applications->Vine->Browse C:\ Drive->Windows. After placing EXE file in windows directory you may simply type wine EXE-File-Name directly.Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback