Install Wine on Ubuntu 22.04

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Follow this tutorial to learn how to install Wine on Ubuntu 22.04.  Wine is a free and open-source software which provides the ability to run Microsoft Windows applications and computer games to run on POSIX-compliant Operating Systems, such as Linux, MacOS and  BSD.

Install Wine on Ubuntu 22.04

Install Official Wine Repository on Ubuntu

Wine is provided by the default Ubuntu universe repos. However, Wine 5.0 is the latest available version;

apt-cache policy wine64
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 5.0.3-3ubuntu2
  Version table:
     5.0.3-3ubuntu2 500
        500 jammy/universe amd64 Packages
        500 jammy/universe i386 Package

In order to be able to install latest Wine release, you need to install the Official Wine repository for Ubuntu 22.04, which UNFORTUNATELY are not available as of this writing.

Thus, we will continue to install the currently available Wine versions on Ubuntu 22.04;

Enable 32-bit System Support on Ubuntu 22.04

Before you can install Wine, you need to enable 32-bit system support.

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386

Install Wine on Ubuntu

You can now install Wine by running the command below;

apt update
apt install wine64

Verify Wine Installation

Run the command below to check installed WIne version as a way to verify its installation;

wine --version

Reboot System

You can now run system reboot to ensure that Wine environment is setup;

systemctl reboot

You can start using Wine on Ubuntu 22.04 as you so wish.

wine putty.exe
Install Wine on Ubuntu 22.04

That brings us to the end of our guide on how to install Wine 6 on Ubuntu 22.04.

Further Reading

WineHQ Wiki

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