WineHQ 1.5.26 for CentOS, Fedora and Redhat

By Umair Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Install WineHQ 1.5.26 in any CentOS, Fedora and Redhat version

Wine lets you run Windows software on other operating systems. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows. Wine enables Linux, Mac, FreeBSD, and Solaris users to run Windows applications without a copy of Microsoft Windows. Wine is free software under constant development. Other platforms may benefit as well.

What's new in this release:
  • OpenGL support in the Mac driver.
  • Clipboard and drag&drop support in the Mac driver.
  • Improvements to the URL cache.
  • Some fixes for ARM binaries.
  • SPARC platform no longer supported.
  • Various bug fixes.

Install Winehq in Fedora, CentOS and Redhat open Terminal  and copy following commands in the Terminal:
  • yum -y groupinstall 'Development Tools'
  • yum -y install libX11-devel freetype-devel
  • cd /tmp
  • wget
  • tar -xjvf wine-1.5.26.tar.bz2 -C /tmp/
  • cd wine-1.5.26/ && ./tools/wineinstall
Now run command as normal user to check wine configuration:
  • winecfg
That's it

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