How to Install WineHQ 1.5.27 on Fedora, CentOS and RHEL Linux Distributions

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The latest installation instructions for Wine

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 onĀ  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

3. Extract the archive and cd into it:

$ tar -xvf wine-1.5.27.tar.bz2
$ cd wine-1.5.27

4. Install wine:

$ ./tools/wineinstall

This is everything. Enjoy.



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One comment on “How to Install WineHQ 1.5.27 on Fedora, CentOS and RHEL Linux Distributions
  1. Pieter says:

    If I installing package dependencies by using this code $ sudo yum -y groupinstall ‘Development Tools’ I get the following error:
    Transaction Check Error:
    file /usr/lib64/audit from install of glibc-2.16-31.fc18.x86_64 conflicts with file from package audit-2.2.1-2.fc18.x86_64
    What must I do? Now

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