A Guide to Wine on Ubuntu for Beginners
Dec 28, 2010, 07:04 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Chris7mas for this link.
"This guide is divided in four parts, so that you can
jump to whichever you want using the links below:
"What Is Wine?
"Installing Wine in Ubuntu (Two Methods)
Starting Up and Configuring Wine
What Is Wine?
Wine is a compatibility layer which allows Windows applications to
run on Linux by translating Windows system calls into native Linux
calls. Wine runs successfully a variety of Windows applications and
games on Linux - the official website offers an application
database which organizes those depending on how well they perform
under Wine, known issues and solutions, screenshots and helpful
"You should give Wine a try if you have some Windows-only game
or application that you really need and want to be able to use
Linux for it."