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Hello Linux Geekster.
In this article I will show you how to install WineHQ 1.5.30 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 14 Olivia, Linux Mint 13 Nadia and Linux Mint Maya.
WineHQ is the most popular open-source application used for running Windows games on Linux and Unix systems, without any emulation given since using the Windows API on X and OpenGL.
It supports the most popular Windows applications, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and many more.
This is how you install WineHQ on Ubuntu and Linux Mint:
Add the repo:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
Update the local repos:
$ sudo apt-get update
Install Wine and Winetricks:
$ sudo apt-get install wine1.5 winetricks