This video shows you the steps to install the Wine 4.1 developed by WineHQ, which allows you to install and run Windows programs and games on Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish).
How to Install Wine 4.1 on Ubuntu 18.10
Step 1: If you have not installed Ubuntu before, please refer to the Ubuntu 18.10 Installation video with VMware from the links below.
Step 2: After installing Ubuntu 18.10, if you want to install Windows programs on Linux, you need to install Wine 4.1.
Step 3: By installing Wine 4.1 on Ubuntu, you can run and use many Windows-based applications and games.
Step 4: Setting up Wine 4.1 on Ubuntu is pretty simple and easy.
Step 5: To install Wine 4.1 on Ubuntu 18.10, open Terminal and execute the following commands respectively.
- sudo dpkg –add-architecture i386
- wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
- sudo apt-key add winehq.key
- sudo apt-add-repository ‘deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ cosmic main’
- sudo apt update
- sudo apt install –install-recommends winehq-stable
Step 6: After installing Wine 4.1 on Ubuntu 18.10, you can check the version of the program by using the “wine –version” command in Terminal.
➦ wine –version
Step 7: You can run the “winecfg” command in Terminal to run Wine.
Step 8: After installing Wine 4.1 for Ubuntu 18.10, you can now install a Windows program!
Step 9: After installing Wine to run Windows programs on Linux, download Notepad ++ as an example and right click on the file.
Step 10: Click “Open With Other Application” in the drop-down menu.
Step 11: Select “Wine Windows Program Loader” in the Select Application window and click the Select button.
Step 12: Install Notepad on Ubuntu using Wine software.