How-to Install Wine for Running Windows Programs on CentOS 7 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

September 20th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Getting-Started with Wine for CentOS 7 Linux



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with WineHQ on CentOS 7.x Gnome/KDE i686/x8664 Linux Desktop.

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 CentOS 7 for Running Windows Programs - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    Cmd+”terminal”
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Wine on CentOS 7 for Running Windows Programs - Open Terminal
  2. Enable the EPEL Release for CentOS 7:

    Enabling epel-release CentOS 7
  3. Updating CentOS 7 System:

    su -c "yum update"
  4. Installing WineHQ for CentOS 7:

    su -c "yum install wine"
  5. Getting-Started Installing Windows Software with Wine on CentOS:

    Installing Evernote for Windows on CentOS
  6. How-to Install Adobe Reader for CentOS

    Install Adobe Reader onCentOS
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