Wine Repository

I only recently found this out, but wine has a repository for the most recent (unstable) versions of Wine. A nice easy way to keep your Wine up to date with the most recent patches and fixes. Just bear in mind that ‘(unstable)’ bit though aye. If you add this repo and something goes wrong, its only yourself to blame as youve added something thats unstable yourself.

Ok so here we go, the Ubuntu way. Open terminal (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) then enter the following:

wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

This adds the key to your trusted list of sources. Then enter the following:

sudo wget -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/winehq.list

This adds the the repository to your list of sources. Finaly type:

sudo apt-get update

This updates your list of sources. To install Wine simply enter:

Sudo apt-get install wine

Alternativley, find it in add remove or synaptic. But you now have the most recent Wine in your repos. Handy that isnt it ^^

To see ways of installing Wine in Ubuntu and many other distros (from Suse to Mandriva) look here – Linky

Well, as always i hope someone finds this helpfull. Take care!


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