How To Install Wine 1.7.11 On Fedora 20, 19, CentOS 6 And RHEL 6

Edit: Due to the fact that this article is old, the installation instructions may not work anymore. In order to successfully install the latest version of Wine, please access the wine tag and open the latest article (the one on top).

The latest installation instructions for Wine

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Wine 1.7.11 has been recently released, coming with a bunch of bug-fixes and enhancements. Among others, it got Uniscribe support in the RichEdit control, some D3D commad stream enhancements, a Smart Menu that can be optionally added to the desktop mode, and improved support for the following Windows applications: Adobe Lightroom 4, Spotify, Foxit Reader 6, .NET Framework 4.0, and Internet Explorer 7. For more information, see the official changelog.

how to install Wine 1.7.11 on Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 6 and RHEL 6.

In this article I will show you how to install Wine 1.7.11 on Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 6 and RHEL 6.

There is no Wine repository available for the Fedora and CentOS/RHEL so we have to download the tar archive and install it by hand. Follow the instructions for your system’s architecture, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Wine 1.7.11 on 32 bit Fedora, CentOS and RHEL systems:

Install the dependencies first:

$ sudo yum -y groupinstall 'Development Tools'
$ sudo yum -y install libX11-devel freetype-devel

Download Wine 1.7.11:

$ wget -c http://citylan.dl.sourceforge.net/project/wine/Source/wine-1.7.11.tar.bz2

Extract the archive and cd into it:

$ tar -xvf wine-1.7.11.tar.bz2
$ cd wine-1.7.11/

Install Wine 1.7.11:

$ ./tools/wineinstall

How to install Wine 1.7.11 on 64 bit Fedora, CentOS and RHEL systems:

Install the dependencies first:

$ sudo yum groupinstall 'Development Tools'
$ sudo yum install libX11-devel freetype-devel

Download Wine 1.7.11:

$ wget -c http://citylan.dl.sourceforge.net/project/wine/Source/wine-1.7.11.tar.bz2

Extract the archive and cd into it:

$ tar -xvf wine-1.7.11.tar.bz2
$ cd wine-1.7.11/

Install Wine 1.7.11:

$ ./configure --enable-win64
$ make
$ sudo make install

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