How to Get The Latest Version of Wine

21 09 2008

Found out a new version of Wine was released? Need to get the updated version? Don’t worry, the process is quite simple.

1. Remove the wine that comes with Ubuntu (if you’ve installed it)(sudo apt-get remove wine)

2. Open a terminal and type:

wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add –

3. Type:

gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

4. Add one of the following to your sources.list

## Wine, Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04):
deb hardy main
deb-src hardy main
## Wine, Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10):
deb gutsy main
deb-src gutsy main
## Wine, Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (7.04):
deb feisty main
deb-src feisty main
## Wine, Ubuntu Edgy Eft (6.10)
deb edgy main
deb-src edgy main
## Wine, Ubuntu Dapper Drake (6.06)
deb dapper main
deb-src dapper main

5. Type the following:


sudo apt-get update

6. Type the following:

sudo apt-get upgrade

7. To install wine either type:

sudo apt-get install wine

Or by using the Synaptic Package Manager under System->Administration.

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The Linux Command Line

30 03 2008


I myself, am a newbie when it comes to Linux and its Command Line Interface (or CLI for short). I decided to do some browsing and found this site that walks you through the basics of using the CLI and gradually gets more complicated. Check it out here.

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