Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Q4Wine is a frontend for Wine, working on both Linux and FreeBSD systems. Among others, it enables the users to export QT themes into wine colors settings, it allows the users to easily use cd-images, has support for extracting icons from PE files, support for creating backups and restore managed prefixes and support for winetricks. The latest version available is Q4Wine 1.1.0, which has been recently released. For more information, see the changelog.
In this article I will show you how to install Q4Wine 1.1.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it will be available via PPA soon, installing Q4Wine 1.1.0 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa, update the local repository index and install the q4wine package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tehnick/q4wine
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install q4wine
If you don’t have Wine already installed on your Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS or Elementary OS systems, instructions for installing the latest Wine software available can be found here.