How to Install Wine 3.2 on Ubuntu 17.10? – Wine (Wine is not an emulator) is a program that allows you to run Windows based programs on Linux or MacOS operating systems.
How to Install Wine 3.2 on Ubuntu 17.10?
With Wine, you can run Windows programs on Linux and even run your favorite games. Wine can now be built on Android. On Linux/Ubuntu, we had already installed the old version of Wine.
In this article, we will install Wine 3.2 on Ubuntu 17.10 and finally we will test it by installing a program running on Windows.
How to Use Wine to Run Windows Programs on Linux, MacOS, and Android?
Before installing Wine 3.2 on Ubuntu 17.10, check your internet connection if you are using Ubuntu on the virtual machine.
Then follow the steps below to install and configure Wine 3.2 step by step.
On the Ubuntu desktop, open the Terminal and execute the following commands respectively. Check the configuration shown below.
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/Release.key
sudo apt-key add Release.key
sudo apt-add-repository https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/
Update the Ubuntu software packages with the sudo apt-get update command.
To start the installation of Wine 3.2, finally execute the command below.
sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel
It reports that 728 MB of disk space will use for this operation. Press Y to continue setting up Wine and press Enter.
After successfully completing the Wine 3.2 installation on Ubuntu 17.10, you can verify the Wine version with the wine –version command.
To start the Wine program, execute the winecfg command in Terminal.
You can check the version of Wine from About.
How to Use Wine to Install Windows Program on Ubuntu?
After installing Wine to run Windows programs on MacOS, Linux, and Android, we will run Notepad++ on Ubuntu as an example.
For Notepad++ installation on Ubuntu 17.10 first download the Notepad program to your computer. Move the Notepad ++ program that you downloaded to the Ubuntu desktop, and then follow the steps below.
To open the Notepad.exe file with Wine, click on the other applications and select Wine Windows Program Loader as shown below.
Installing Notepad on Ubuntu will start as follows. Set the language for Notepad installation and click OK.
Click the Next button to continue.
Click on the I Agree button to accept the Notepad++ v7.5.4 license agreement.
After the Notepad ++ installation is complete, start the program.
As you can see in the image below, we have run a Windows program using Wine 3.2 on Ubuntu!
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