Install Wine 1.6 in Ubuntu 13.04

Add Wine 1.6 to your Ubuntu 13.04 system

Here's how you can install Wine 1.6 in Ubuntu 13.04.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

To install it by PPA, use these commands:

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wine1.6 winetricks

To install it from sources, use these commands:

sudo apt-get install flex bison qt3-dev-tools qt4-qmake

wget -c http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/wine/wine-1.6.tar.bz2

tar -xjvf wine-1.6.tar.bz2

cd wine-1.6*

./configure

cd tools

./wineinstall

If you want to see a list of new features and changes in Wine 1.6, be sure to check out the official release announcement on the Wine HQ site. There are more than 10,000 changes so there's quite a bit in this release.

If you run into any problems, see the Ubuntu support forums for help.

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