Install Wine 7.9 on Ubuntu 22.04 & Linux Mint

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This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install wine 7.9 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04, and Linux Mint 20.3.

What is Wine?

Wine is a recursive acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator“.The project’s goal was and is to allow users to run their Windows software on non-Windows systems, and it has been very successful in this regard.

WineHQ is made up of a number of different parts, all of which are necessary for the successful running of Windows software.

WineHQ Team released its new Development version 7.9.

What’s New in Wine 7.9

  • A number of fixes for test failures on windows
  • Preliminary work towards PE conversion of macOS driver
  • Various Bug fixes
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Install Wine 7.9 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Step 1: Install the Dependencies

sudo apt install libgnutls30:i386 libgpg-error0:i386 libxml2:i386 libasound2-plugins:i386 libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 libfreetype6:i386 libdbus-1-3:i386 libsqlite3-0:i386

Step 2: Enable the 32-bit architecture and download the repository key

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 && wget -nc && sudo mv winehq.key /usr/share/keyrings/winehq-archive.key

Step 3: Add Official Wine Repository to the system

sudo wget -nc$(lsb_release -cs)/winehq-$(lsb_release -cs).sources

For LinuxMint 20. x users use the below command

wget -nc
sudo apt update

Step 4: Install Wine 7.9 Development version on Ubuntu

sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-devel

Step 5: Verify the installation

You can verify that Wine is installed by opening a terminal and entering the below command

wine application.exe
wine notepad.exe
Install wine 7.9 on ubuntu


From this tutorial, you have learned how to Install the wine 7.9 development version on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04, and Linux Mint 20.3.

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