Install Wine 1.7.1 in Elementary OS 0.2 Luna

Add Wine 1.7.1 to your Elementary OS system

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Here's how you can install Wine 1.7.1 to your 32-bit or 64-bit Elementary OS 0.2 Luna computer. This tip also works for Ubuntu 12.04 and Linux Mint 14.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each for the 32-bit version of Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

sudo apt-get install flex bison qt3-dev-tools qt4-qmake
wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/wine/wine-1.7.1.tar.bz2
tar -xjvf wine-1.7.*
cd wine-1.7.*
./configure
cd tools
./wineinstall

3. Use these commands for the 64-bit version of Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

sudo apt-get install flex bison qt3-dev-tools qt4-qmake
wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/wine/wine-1.7.1.tar.bz2
tar -xjvf wine-1.7.*
cd wine-1.7.*
./configure --enable-win64
cd tools
./wineinstall

Wine 1.7.1 Changes
Here's a list of changes in this version of Wine:

- Support for keyed event objects.
- Support for the "init once" synchronization mechanism.
- Activation context support for DLLs, typelibs, and COM classes.
- Support for loading 32-bit typelibs on 64-bit.
- Various Mac driver fixes.
- Some fixes for serial port devices.
- Various bug fixes.

Additional Resources for Wine 1.7.1
Wine HQ Site
Wine 1.7.1 Changelog
Wine Forums

Wine 1.7.1 for Linux Mint 16 Petra
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