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A Guide to Wine on Ubuntu for Beginners

Dec 28, 2010, 07:04 (0 Talkback[s])


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[ 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
Customizing 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 comments.

"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."

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