How To Install Wine 1.7.2 On Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, Linux Mint 15, 14, 13 And Elementary OS 0.2 Luna

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 is a popular emulator for Linux, allowing users to install Windows programs on Unix systems. The latest version available is Wine 1.7.2, which has been released a while ago. For a full list of improvements, see the official changelog.

 how to install Wine 1.7.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

In this article I will show you how to install Wine 1.7.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

It will be available soon in the official Wine Ubuntu PPA, so for a successful installation just do:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 winetricks

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One comment on “How To Install Wine 1.7.2 On Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, Linux Mint 15, 14, 13 And Elementary OS 0.2 Luna
  1. Pepe says:

    Better is:
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

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