Wine released its new development version 6.1.
As you know Wine is an application used to run windows applications on Non-Windows Operating systems such as Linux, FreeBSD, and macOS.
This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install wine 6.1 in Ubuntu 20.10, Ubuntu 20.04, Fedora 33, and Linux Mint 20.1.
Wine 6.1 Changelog
- Support for Thumb-2 mode on ARM
- Support for Rosetta’s memory layout on M1 Macs.
- Arabic text shaping
- More WinRT Support in WIDL
- VKD3D version 1.2 is used for Direct3D 12
- Various bug fixes
How to Install Wine 6.1 Development in Ubuntu / Linux Mint?
Step 1: Install the dependencies
Step 2: Enable the 32 bit architecture and download the repository key
Step 3: Add the wine repository to system
Users need to replace manually the <distname> with the distribution name focal for Ubuntu 20.04 ,LinuxMint 20.1, bionic for LinuxMint 19.x, Ubuntu 19.x and xenial for LinuxMint 18.x,Ubuntu 18.x.
For Ubuntu 19.04 and lesser versions, users run the below command to have libfaudio0 in the repository.
Step 4: Update the repository
Step 5: Install wine 6.1
Step 6: Verify the wine installation
Test the wine by opening basic windows application (ie) notepad, internet explorer, etc… by using the below format
How to Install Wine 6.1 Development in Fedora 33 / Fedora 32?
Step 1: Add the official repository to your system
For Fedora 33 add the below repo
For Fedora 32 add the below repo
Step 2: Install Wine 6.1 in Fedora
As this is a development version, use the below command to install it