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How do I install wine?
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I downloaded Wine from Windows but don't know how to install it in Ubuntu. Please help.

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marked as duplicate by Marco Ceppi Jan 27 '11 at 16:11

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What file exactly have you downloaded?. Where did you download it from?. What are you trying to achieve?. –  Javier Rivera Jan 27 '11 at 11:34
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Possible Duplicate: How do I install wine? –  Sid Jan 27 '11 at 11:59

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Assuming you have downloaded the .deb package, then installing it comes down to the following command: sudo dpkg -i your-package.deb. You might run into dependency problems, though. You'll have to find all the missing dependencies, download the packages and install them in the same way. Of course, those packages themselves might lead to missing depencies, and therefore, ...

Alternatively, just use apt: sudo apt-get install wine. It will solve the dependency problem for you.

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If all you want is to install Wine, then sudo apt-get install wine on a Terminal will do the job. Your wine home directory is held at ~/.wine.

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