How to install install WineHQ 1.5.* on Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04

As you may already know, WineHQ is an emulator that helps you run Windows applications on Linux, *BSD, Solaris or MAC OS X distros.

In this article I will show you how to install WineHQ 1.5.21 on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

Actually, it is a very simple task, all you have to do is to follow this steps:

1. Add the Wine PPA:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

2. Update the system:
$ sudo apt-get update

3. Install the wine packages:
$ sudo apt-get install wine1.5 winetricks

This is it, now you can install Windows apps on your Unix/Linux Box.

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