Install WineHQ 1.7.12 in Linux Mint 16

Add WineHQ to your Linux Mint 16 computer to run Windows applications

By , ITworld |  Software, Linux, linux mint

Here's how you can install WineHQ 1.7.12 in Linux Mint 16. WineHQ lets you run Windows applications on your Linux Mint 16 computer.

1. Open a terminal window.

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

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.7 winetricks

Changes in this release:

Initial support for Window Media Player interfaces.
Some more Task Scheduler support.
Various C++ runtime fixes.
More dlls with ugly names for Windows 8 API set support.
Various bug fixes.

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Additional resources for WineHQ
WineHQ Site
WineHQ Help
WineHQ Forum

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