How-to Install Wine for Running Windows Programs on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32-64bit Easy Guide

August 1st, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Wine Quick-Start on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with WineHQ to Run Windows Software on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux.

Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator”) is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD.

Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.

Install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctr+Alt+t

    Wine Quick-Start on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Wine on Ubuntu Linux

    sudo su -c "apt-get install wine"
  3. Getting-Started Installing Windows Software with Wine on Ubuntu:

    Installing Windows Programs for Ubuntu
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