How To Install Wine 1.7.20 On OpenSUSE 13.1 And OpenSUSE 12.3

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 (Wine Is Not An Emulator) is a software for running Windows applications on Linux Machines.

The latest version available is Wine 1.7.20, which has been recently released, coming with bug-fixes for some popular games and tools, including: Neural Noise Synthesizer, ZDaemon, RPG Maker XP, RegCleaner, Microsoft Office 2007, STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl, Crysis Warhead, Mass Effect 2, Ski Resort Tycoon 2, rFactor 2, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Path Of Exile, Virtual DJ, Borderlands 2, League of Legends, Raiden Legacy, Prince of Persia, Games For Windows Live 2.0, AudibleManager, and DynDNS Updater. For more information, see the release notes.

Also worth mentioning: While the the developers are working at making Windows Apps available for Android running on both ARM and X86 architectures, via Wine, they also want to make Wine available for Chrome OS.

how to install Wine 1.7.20 on OpenSUSE 13.1 and OpenSUSE 12.3.

In this article I will show you how to install Wine 1.7.20 on OpenSUSE 13.1 and OpenSUSE 12.3.

Because it is available via repository, installing Wine 1.7.20 on the latest versions of OpenSUSE is easy. All you have to do is add the repository to your system, update the local repository index and install the wine1.7 and winetricks packages.

Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Wine 1.7.20 on OpenSUSE 13.1:

$ sudo zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine/openSUSE_13.1/ wine
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install wine1.7 winetricks

Optional, to remove wine do:

$ sudo zypper remove wine1.7 winetricks

How to install Wine 1.7.20 on OpenSUSE 12.3:

$ sudo zypper ar -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine/openSUSE_12.3/ wine
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install wine

Optional, to remove wine do:

$ sudo zypper remove wine1.7 winetricks

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