How To Install Wine 3.0.4 On Ubuntu

Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) is an open-source compatibility layer software app that enables the Linux and Unix users to run Windows software on their systems, via the Winelib software library.

The latest version available is Wine 3.0.4, which comes with the below changes:

  • 20961 RegEditX 2.x/3.x reports ‘Internal error: could not find RegEdit window’ on startup (Wine’s builtin ‘regedit.exe’ needs to provide ‘RegEdit_RegEdit’ window class name)
  • 22255 Total Commander: Deleting the 1st or 2nd character in an edit box deletes all of them
  • 22333 Total Commander: Application freezes when the current directory field is editable, and you right-click a regular file and click Properties
  • 30185 SuperPower 2 demo crashes on launch
  • 30487 Add icons for ‘My Network Places’, ‘My favorites’
  • 36884 Drakensang: The Dark Eye demo crashes on startup (needs d3dx9_36.dll.D3DXCreateTeapot implementation)
  • 37275 Chess Position Trainer 5 (.NET 4.0 app) wants gdiplus.GdipCreateAdjustableArrowCap implementation
  • 37834 RtlSetCurrentDirectory_U prepends “UNC\” for network paths; the resulting path is invalid
  • 39906 ODB++ Viewer fails to install due to improper bat file handling (quoting or delimiting problem)
  • 40598 Warframe ‘launcher.exe’ reports ‘update failed’ (‘InternetCrackUrlW’ must resize buffer when URL canonicalization fails due to insufficient buffer)
  • 41652 Uplay cannot connect/login to Server
  • 42470 Frequent critical section timeouts in winetricks dotnet46
  • 42577 Far manager: needs virtdisk.dll.GetStorageDependencyInformation
  • 42710 Wechat can not send file to friend
  • 42870 CurrentBuild registry value is missing
  • 43036 SetNamedPipeHandleState returns ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED when setting PIPE_NOWAIT
  • 43125 Device reports coming in too fast
  • 43488 Bluestacks crashes in ITextService::TxGetVScroll()
  • 44369 cmd’s %0 path variables (e.g. %~dp0) wrong inside subroutine call
  • 44489 Zwei: The Arges Adventure can’t detect installed Indeo 5 codec
  • 44490 Zwei: The Arges Adventure videos play distorted (Indeo 5 encoded)
  • 45715 Just Dance 2017: Unimplemented function mfplat.dll.MFCreateMemoryBuffer
  • 45722 cmd for loop doesn’t work with tokens and delims
  • 45729 cmd’s REM evaluates |
  • 45731 cmd for loops sensitive to whitespace
  • 45770 WMP9 crashes with unimplemented function pidgen.dll.PIDGenSimpW
  • 45784 Bethesda Launcher Updater crashes on unimplemented function msvcp110.xtime_get
  • 45785 Bethesda Launcher Updater crashes on unimplemented function msvcp110._Xtime_diff_to_millis2
  • 45786 GTA downgrader (.NET program latest.exe) crashes: “Can’t find matching timezone information” (“America/Sao_Paulo”)
  • 45821 Metasploit Console won’t start due to missing registry value HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\DataBasePath
  • 46106 Stable: ARM64 build broken with gcc

Installation instructions:

Due to the fact that the office Wine webpage provides installation instructions, the process itself is quite easy. Just follow the instructions suitable for your operating system.

How to install the latest version of Wine on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish (for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems):

$ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
$ wget -nc https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine:/Debian/Ubuntu_18.10_standard/Release.key
$ sudo apt-key add Release.key
$ sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine:/Debian/Ubuntu_18.10_standard ./'
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-stable

How to install the latest version of Wine on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver and Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus (for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems):

$ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
$ wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/Release.key
$ sudo apt-key add Release.key
$ sudo apt-add-repository https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-stable

How to install the latest version of Wine on Linux Mint 19.x (for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems):

$ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
$ wget -nc https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine:/Debian/Ubuntu_18.10_standard/Release.key
$ sudo apt-key add Release.key
$ sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ bionic main'
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-stable

How to install the latest version of Wine on Linux Mint 18.x (for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems):

$ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
$ wget -nc https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine:/Debian/Ubuntu_18.10_standard/Release.key
$ sudo apt-key add Release.key
$ sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main'
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-stable

How to install the latest version of Wine on Linux Mint 17.x (for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems):

$ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
$ wget -nc https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine:/Debian/Ubuntu_18.10_standard/Release.key
$ sudo apt-key add Release.key
$ sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ trusty main'\
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-stable

Optional, to remove wine, do the following:

$ sudo apt-get purge winehq-stable

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