Wine is an open source program, Open Source, With which we can run a lot of exclusive software for operating systems based on Windows.
To install ours Ubuntu April 12, Or in any distro Debian based Linux, We just have to follow the steps I describe below.
For starters I have to tell them that the latest stable version to date it is the 1.4.1.
Installing Wine on Ubuntu April 12
to install Wine a Ubuntu April 12, Or any other Linux – based distribution Ubuntu o DebianIt will be as easy as opening a terminal window and typing the following line:
- sudo apt-get install wine
Once installed the application can be found in the application menu of ours Linux operating system.
Now for our operating system to run the files .exe own of the programs of Windows, We will have to do the following:
Configuring .exe files to install Wine
The first thing we need to do to get our operating system to deal with files .exe how executables, Will be, once downloaded the said file .exe that we want to install, put on it, and with the right mouse button select the option properties.
Once the properties window is open we must select the tab permits, And inside it check the box that says Allow this file to run as a program.
With this every time we download a file .exe and we double click on it, it will open the classic Windows installer, This would mean that Wine he is doing his job properly.
If the application is compatible, Wine will install it in its own directory, which we can find in the application menu of our system, or if it were an application of the type Portable, Will run directly to the iron double click on it.
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