"In our Linux gaming feature a couple of months ago we looked at
Wine, the Windows compatibility layer that allows Linux users to
run a number of Windows games, including recent hits like Team
Fortress 2 and Call of Duty 4. It's not the easiest thing to set
up--not by a long shot, in fact--but that's why we're here. We'll
show you what Wine can do, how to get it working, and how to get
the best out of it.
"The easiest way to get started with Wine is to install your
distribution's packages--'sudo apt-get install wine' would do the
job on Ubuntu, for instance..."