Wine version 1.5.16 has just been released and this brief tutorial is going to show you how to install it in Ubuntu 12.10 if you haven’t already done so.

For more about this release, please click here.

And if you don’t know what Wine is, it is a program that lets you run or install programs designed for Windows in Linux systems, including Ubuntu.

If you ever wanted to install Windows programs in Linux, then Wine is the program you’ll need to help you do that.


  • Install Wine 1.5.16 in Ubuntu 12.10
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens run the commands below to add Wine’s PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa



Finally, run the commands below to update your system and install Wine.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install wine1.5