How To Install Wine 1.7.20 On Fedora 20, Fedora 21 And CentOS 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 (Wine Is Not An Emulator) is a software for running Windows applications on Linux Machines.

The latest version available is Wine 1.7.20, which has been recently released, coming with bug-fixes for some popular games and tools, including: Neural Noise Synthesizer, ZDaemon, RPG Maker XP, RegCleaner, Microsoft Office 2007, STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl, Crysis Warhead, Mass Effect 2, Ski Resort Tycoon 2, rFactor 2, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Path Of Exile, Virtual DJ, Borderlands 2, League of Legends, Raiden Legacy, Prince of Persia, Games For Windows Live 2.0, AudibleManager, and DynDNS Updater. For more information, see the release notes.

Also worth mentioning: While the the developers are working at making Windows Apps available for Android running on both ARM and X86 architectures, via Wine, they also want to make Wine available for Chrome OS.

how to install Wine 1.7.20 on Fedora 20, Fedora 19 and CentOS 6.

In this article I will show you how to install Wine 1.7.20 on Fedora 20, Fedora 19 and CentOS 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 1.7.20 on 32 bit Fedora and CentOS systems:

Install the dependencies first:

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

Download Wine 1.7.20:

$ wget -c http://citylan.dl.sourceforge.net/project/wine/Source/wine-1.7.20.tar.bz2

Extract the archive and cd into it:

$ tar -xvf wine-1.7.20.tar.bz2
$ cd wine-1.7.20/

Install Wine 1.7.19:

$ ./tools/wineinstall

How to install Wine 1.7.20 on 64 bit Fedora and CentOS systems:

Install the dependencies first:

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

Download Wine 1.7.20:

$ wget -c http://citylan.dl.sourceforge.net/project/wine/Source/wine-1.7.20.tar.bz2

Extract the archive and cd into it:

$ tar -xvf wine-1.7.20.tar.bz2
$ cd wine-1.7.20/

Install Wine 1.7.20:

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

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