How To Install Wine 1.7.24 On Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 7, CentOS 6, OpenSUSE 13.1 And OpenSUSE 12.3

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 1.7.24, which has been released a while ago,  coming with some crypto improvements, the initial wrapper dll for the packet capture library has been implemented, various bugs have been squashed and a bunch of DirectWire classes have been added.

how to install Wine 1.7.24 on Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 7, CentOS 6, OpenSUSE 13.1 and OpenSUSE 12.3.

In this article I will show you how to install Wine 1.7.24 on Fedora 20, Fedora 19, CentOS 7, CentOS 6, OpenSUSE 13.1 and OpenSUSE 12.3.

Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

There is no Wine repository available for the Fedora and CentOS 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 1.7.24 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 1.7.24:

$ wget -c http://citylan.dl.sourceforge.net/project/wine/Source/wine-1.7.24.tar.bz2

Extract the archive and cd into it:

$ tar -xvf wine-1.7.24.tar.bz2
$ cd wine-1.7.24/

Install Wine 1.7.24:

$ ./tools/wineinstall

How to install Wine 1.7.24 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 1.7.24:

$ wget -c http://citylan.dl.sourceforge.net/project/wine/Source/wine-1.7.24.tar.bz2

Extract the archive and cd into it:

$ tar -xvf wine-1.7.24.tar.bz2
$ cd wine-1.7.24/

Install Wine 1.7.24:

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

For the latest OpenSUSE systems, Wine 1.7.24 is available via some repository, so installing it is easy. All you have to do is add the repository to your system, update the local repository index and install the wine1.7 and winetricks packages.

How to install Wine 1.7.24 on OpenSUSE 13.1:

$ sudo zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine/openSUSE_13.1/ wine
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install wine1.7 winetricks

How to install Wine 1.7.24 on OpenSUSE 12.3:

$ sudo zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine/openSUSE_12.3/ wine
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install wine1.7 winetricks

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