How to Install Wine 4.0.2 on Linux Mint 19.2/18

Wine 4.0.2 released on August 23, 2019. You can install one of the Stable, Devel, and Staging versions of Wine on your Mint computer.

How to Install Wine on Linux Mint

How to Build Wine 4.0.2 on Linux Mint

With WineHQ, you can install Windows-based programs and games on Linux systems. To install a program on Linux, you need a .deb file. The installation file with the .exe extension use to install software on Windows.

You can use Wine to install .exe extension programs on Linux. Using Wine, you can install Windows programs on Mint / Ubuntu / Fedora.

In our previous articles, we built Wine on other Linux distributions;

We also installed a Windows-compatible program using WineHQ;

What’s New in Wine 4.0.2?

Here are the new features of Wine;

How to Configure Wine 4.0.2 on Linux Mint 19.2

To install Wine stable on Mint, execute the following commands in Terminal.

1) sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
2) wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
3) sudo apt-key add winehq.key
4) sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ bionic main'
5) sudo apt update
6) sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable

 

How to Configure Wine 4.0.2 on Mint 18

To run Wine in Mint 18, you must configure Mint Repo to be “xenial”. To install Wine, execute the following commands in Terminal.

1) sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
2) wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
3) sudo apt-key add winehq.key
4) sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main'
5) sudo apt update
6) sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable

 

Running Windows on Linux Mint ⇒ Video

To install and run the Windows program on Mint you need to install Wine. You can watch the video below to configure WineHQ and also subscribe to our YouTube channel to support us!

   Final Word


In this article, we have installed Wine which is required to run Windows programs on the Linux operating system. Using Wine, you can run many programs and games on Linux. Thanks for following us!

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4 Comments

  1. Avatar for al al 17 November 2018

    doesn’t work. ma;formed entry 1 in list file

    Reply
  2. Avatar for Tom Tom 9 February 2019

    Never seen a website where you can’t copy/paste text…. let alone a Linux tutorial one. Crazy. 🙁

    Reply
  3. Avatar for Luis Rigaud Luis Rigaud 19 February 2019

    Hello, I want to warn that the repository is wrong is not, I changed cosmic through bionic and managed to install and update.
    thus, ‘deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ bionic main’

    Reply
  4. Avatar for Jim Jim 29 April 2019

    There should be a space in front of “bionic”, which isn’t apparent from the way the text is formatted.

    This wouldn’t be a problem, if it was possible to cut & paste the commands.

    Reply

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