How to Install, Configure and Use Wine on Ubuntu 20.04 | veTechno
When we use Linux based Operating system, we may need some windows based applications to run on the same operating system. Many of you don’t know how to run windows applications on Linux.
Wine is an open-source lightweight compatibility layer that allows you to run Windows-based applications on Unix-like operating systems such as Linux, FreeBSD, and macOS.
1. Sudo Privileges
2. Ubuntu 20.04 OS
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Step1. Enable 32-bit and 64-bit architecture.
The first step is to enable multiarch, which allows you to install both 64 and 32-bit packages on the Ubuntu machine:
vikash@vetechno:~$ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
vikash@vetechno:~$ sudo apt update
Step2. Installing Wine from apt repository
vikash@vetechno:~$ sudo apt install wine64 wine32
Press ‘y’ to continue installing wine.
Step3. Once the installation is complete, verify it by printing the wine version :
vikash@vetechno:~$ wine --version
To configure wine we have to run the winecfg command in the terminal
A pop window will appear, click on Install and installation will start.
Now here you can see various configuration settings. Leave as default and click OK
You you have installed wine on Ubuntu 20.04 on your system
Originally published at https://www.vetechno.in on January 25, 2022.