Install Wine 1.6 in Linux Mint 15

Add Wine 1.6 to your Linux Mint 15 computer

Here's how you can install Wine 1.6 in Linux Mint 15.

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

The official release announcement has many details about what's in Wine 1.6. Be sure to read it before doing an install of Wine 1.6.

If you run into problems, see the Linux Mint Forum for help. There are a lot of very experienced Linux Mint users there that might be able to assist.

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