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Hello Linux Geeksters.
In this article I will show you how to install Wine on Fedora 18, Fedora 17 and Fedora 16.
Wine is an open source app that enables users to run Windows applications on Linux and Unix operating systems. The version we install in this guide is WineHQ 1.5.28.
Follow this steps for a successful installation:
Step 1. Install some dependencies:
$ sudo yum -y groupinstall 'Development Tools'
$ sudo yum -y install libX11-devel freetype-devel
Step 2. Download wine from sourceforge:
$ wget http://garr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/wine/Source/wine-1.5.28.tar.bz2
Step 3. Extract the archive and cd into it:
$ tar -xvf wine-1.5.28.tar.bz2
$ cd wine-1.5.28/
Step 4. Install wine:
This is it, enjoy.