Install the latest version of Wine in Ubuntu

Wine is a free software application that aims to allow Unix-like computer operating systems to execute programs written for Microsoft Windows. Wine also provides a software library known as Winelib against which developers can compile Windows applications to help port them to Unix-like systems.


Now  lets  start , first  open a terminal and  under  root    :

Add Repository’s Key first

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

Add Third Party Repository

#   Go to System > Administration > Software Sources and Select Third-Party Software tab ; Click ADD. Now Copy and Paste the Repo from the following list, which depends on the Version of  your Ubuntu .

For Ubuntu Jaunty

deb jaunty main #WineHQ - Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty Jackalope"

For Ubuntu Intrepid

deb intrepid main #WineHQ - Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex"


Now  under  root . perfome  these  command  to update  aand  download  latste  version of Wine

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install   wine

Enjoy and if  your  have  any  question  please report it in The  forum