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I am trying to build and install the development release of wine i.e v1.7.0-15 from source.

First I tried to install it by executing

cd ./wine1.7.0-15

Which gave an message

Warning !! wine binary (still) found, which may indicate
a (conflicting) previous installation.
You might want to abort and uninstall Wine first.
(If you previously tried to install from source manually, 
run 'make uninstall' from the wine root directory)

I ignored the message and continued the compilation+installation.

But when the process was completed, the command

apt-show-versions wine

showed that version 1.4 is installed which can be upgraded to 1.7.

So now I purged wine, and manually deleted wine folder(.wine).

Then I tried installing wine1.7 again but I still see the message and if I ignore it, wine is not installed.While

apt-show-versions wine


wine not installed


sudo apt-get install wine

suggests to install wine 1.7.I have removed all wine related packages.Bu to no avail.

How can I install wine from source now?

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There is no apt-show command on mine. –  Avinash Raj Mar 23 '14 at 5:46
@AvinashRaj It was a typo.It's apt-show-versions –  Registered User Mar 23 '14 at 5:47
Aditya how did you uninstall wine (also how was it installed at first place) ? –  precise Mar 23 '14 at 6:43
@rusty It was installed with the command sudo apt-get install wine(maybe with USC). I uninstalled it with sudo apt-get purge wine. I later searched with dpkg -l |grep wine and removed all the listed programs.Then I also removed all residual configs with sudo apt-get purge $(dpkg -l|grep ^rc|awk '{print$2}') –  Registered User Mar 23 '14 at 6:53

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