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Old 08-22-2012, 12:07 AM   #1
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How do you install Wine?

How do you install Wine?
Old 08-22-2012, 12:12 AM   #2
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Open the Software Center and install it, the same way you would install any other program.
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You can do it via the terminal as well with:
sudo apt-get install wine
Wine has a PPA repository for Ubuntu listed on their website that can give you more up to date versions that what comes by default in Ubuntu.

Their website is:
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If you're going to use Wine, it really is worth visiting their website. Persuading Windows programs to run is often tricky and it often has useful advice. Some programs run on one version of Wine and not on another. My must-have program wouldn't work on the version that came with my distro, but winehq provided just what I needed.
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Maybe I am wrong here but I always look for the the latest stable release and install it. But then again that is my way
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it is also a good idea to learn how to use "regedit" on windows for "editing" ( hacking) the Windows system registry

some windows programs WILL need a bit of registry "coaxing" to run
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