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Wine is the most popular application for running Windows software on Linux systems.
In this article I will show you how to install WineHQ 1.5.27 on Fedora 18/17/16, CentOS 6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6 and RHEL 6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6.
Let’s start. Follow this guide exactly for a successful installation:
Installing Package Dependencies:
1. Packages such as gcc,flex or bison or libX11-devel are needed. So, do this, in your terminal:
$ sudo yum -y groupinstall 'Development Tools'
$ sudo yum -y install libX11-devel freetype-devel
2. Download the wine tarball:
$ wget http://garr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/wine/Source/wine-1.5.27.tar.bz2
3. Extract the archive and cd into it:
$ tar -xvf wine-1.5.27.tar.bz2
$ cd wine-1.5.27
4. Install wine:
This is everything. Enjoy.