Tuesday, September 6, 2022

How to Install Wine 7.16 on Ubuntu 22.04/Linux Mint 20.3?

 Wine a set of library and apps to allow users to run their Windows software on non-Windows systems, and it has been very successful in this regard. The version 7.16 of Wine is released with some new feature:

  • - Wow64 support in X11 driver 
  • - Session storage in MSHTML 
  • - Unicode regexp fixes in MSXML 
  • - IME improvements in Edit control 
  • - Various bug fixes

To install Wine 7.16 in Ubuntu 22.04 and Linux Mint 20.3, you need to install this required dependencies:

sudo apt install libgnutls30:i386 libgpg-error0:i386 libxml2:i386 libasound2-plugins:i386 libsdl2–2.0–0:i386 libfreetype6:i386 libdbus-1–3:i386 libsqlite3–0:i386

then enable the 32 bit arch repositories:

sudo dpkg — add-architecture i386 && wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key && sudo mv winehq.key /usr/share/keyrings/winehq-archive.key

then add the official Wine repository like this:

cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d && sudo wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/dists/$(lsb_release -cs)/winehq-$(lsb_release -cs).sources

for Linux Mint 20.x run the command below:

wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/dists/focal/winehq-focal.sources

and for Linux 21.x use this command:

wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/dists/jammy/winehq-jammy.sources

finally, install Wine:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install — install-recommends winehq-devel

From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install Wine on Ubuntu and Linux Mint.


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