How to Install Wine in openSUSE Leap 15

This article shows you how to set up and use Wine 7.18 to use a Windows-based software or game on the openSUSE Leap 15.4 distribution.

Using Wine software, you can run EXE or MSI extension programs on your Linux computer. You can also easily install all the programs supported in the WineHQ application database on your system. If you have a problem, you can get support using the WineHQ forum.

Suppose you are using the openSUSE Leap 15 operating system developed and supported by SUSE company on your physical computer and want to run Office, one of Microsoft’s great software, on your system. In that case, it is recommended to install Wine.

You can follow this video tutorial or the steps below to install the Wine Devel version developed by WineHQ on the SUSE distribution.

Step 1: First, run the “sudo zypper addrepo” command in the terminal to add the repository address for Wine to your system.

sudo zypper addrepo

Step 2: To refresh the openSUSE repository addresses, run the “sudo zypper refresh” command in the terminal.

sudo zypper refresh

Step 3: Run the “sudo zypper install wine” command to install the latest Wine version on your system and complete the process.

sudo zypper install wine

Step 4: After installing Wine, you can use the “winecfg” command to open and configure its settings.


Step 5: Download a Windows-compatible program you use on your Linux PC, and then navigate to the download location on the terminal and run the “wine ProgramName.exe” command to start the installation.

wine ProgramName.exe

Step 6: You can use your program after installing the EXE setup file.

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