Windows API implementation - standard suite
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Wine is a free MS-Windows API implementation.

This package provides essential wrappers and convenience tools for the standard Wine components. It also employs the Debian alternatives system to provide the usual command names, e.g. "wine" instead of "wine-stable".
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azrael4h 2 weeks ago

Note, the version here in the repositories is an ancient version. Go to to learn how to install the uptodate one. Though, whether that's a good idea is another issue; I've found that WINE has gotten worse with subsequent versions. Games that ran great in 5.x now are unplayable in 8.15 (latest as of this review). So be warned.

themaddog 1 month ago

Running Wine 7 from Works for me. Running Mint Mate 21.1

Naturali 1 month ago

Wine does not work on my machine. I had to use virtualbox to run a windows application.

kvnbllx 6 months ago

Still gets quite buggy sometimes but helps a ton when it comes to launching Windows apps on Linux. A+

trespidian 8 months ago

Running Wine 7.0.1 from Works for me. Running Mint Mate 21.1 , Only use it for Wizard101 .

Midnight-wizzard 8 months ago

First of all it's an old version , you should go to and follow the instructions then TARA enjoy with windows applications.

richolate 9 months ago

funciona bien, pero esta algo viejo. (works fine but is a bit old)

dochamilton 10 months ago

Using Mint 21 Vanessa, in terminal I go to directory containing the .exe file and type wine file.exe and it opens no problem. Tho I have tried this on only one exe, notepad++

Wiesiek6521 1 year ago

I Just installed Mint 21, after installing wine from Software Manager nothing happens no change in GUI, went thru many methods and tried susan707 advice it worked !!

Susan707 1 year ago

You need to go over to your Synaptic Package Manager and install the following packages: wine-desktop-files (5.0.3) wine-installer (5.0.3) q4wine (1.3.12-1), I am using it for LT spice64 and it works fine for that.

HugoRune 1 year ago

Doesn't seem to work with Mint 21

AntiGamerPlayzz 1 year ago


Octopus1348 1 year ago

This is an old version. Go to to install Wine.

cezarnavruc 1 year ago

not workink on LInux Mint 20.3

SequentiaL 1 year ago

Try This: #sudo apt update #sudo apt upgrade #wget -nc #ls #sudo -H gpg -o /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/winehq.key.gpg --dearmor winehq.key #sudo add-apt-repository 'deb focal main' #sudo apt update #sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-devel wine --version #wine clock

altaf_attari 1 year ago

never worked on linux mint 22.03 tried several apps all failed

Abhik1 1 year ago

Useless not opening...

maksy 1 year ago

for people who cant get it to run you have to go to the terminal and type "wine cmd.exe" to run cmd for example or "wine /home/username/desktop/app,exe"

mjoens41 1 year ago

simply doesn't run in Mint 20.2, used Play on Linux instead, it works. This shows a real flaw in the mint rating system when a program currently at 4.6 stars wont run in the current version.

khoesaanie 1 year ago

MrAlbino solution worked for me. Dell Latitude 5480. Fresh Mint 20.2 Cinnamon install