How to Install WineHQ 1.5.29 on Ubuntu 13.04 / 12.10 / 12.04 and Linux Mint 15 / 14 / 13

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In this article I will show you how to install WineHQ 1.5.29 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.

WineHQ is the most popular open-source application used for running Windows games on Linux and Unix systems, without any emulation given since using the Windows API on X and OpenGL.

It supports the most popular Windows applications, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and many more.

WineHQ 1.5.29 fixes some bugs, since the previous version. To play games with wine, you should install PlayOnLinux.

Add the repo:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

Update the system:

$ sudo apt-get update

Install wine:

$ sudo apt-get install wine1.5 winetricks

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