Have you been trying to figure out the easiest way to install Wine on Kali Linux and Debian 8?. This guide will show you how to get wine working on Kali Linux. It’s also essential for running i386 packages on an amd64 version of Kali or Debian Distribution
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Wine enables you to run Windows Applications on a Linux box. It’s just a Windows emulator on top of Linux. Wine works on Linux,,FreeBSD,Unixware NetBSD,Unixware,SCO OpenServer 5 and Solaris hence you can smoothly run Windows applications on these systems.
Typically you’ll need the following to run wine
- The compiled Wine binary
- A properly configured wine.conf and wine.sym
- An installed and working X Window system
- Some MS Windows programs to test
Install Wine on Kali Linux
If you type the command
On you Kali Linux machine, you’ll get the following dialog box.
To install wine. We’ll first enable maltiarch, then update the system and finally install wine. The commands to accomplish that are as shown below.
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine:i386 sudo apt-get install wine-bin:i386
It will download the packages and install them. After finishing the installation, check again to confirm that the wine have been installed successfully.Type
If you want an all in one command, here it is.
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 && apt-get update && apt-get install wine-bin:i386
Install Wine on Linux Mint and Ubuntu
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install wine $ sudo apt-get install winetricks
Install Wine on Debian Jessie from jessie-backports
deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian jessie-backports main
3. Update repositories
# apt-get update
4. Enable maltiarch on 64-bit system
# dpkg --add-architecture i386 && apt-get update
5. Now install wine
# apt-get install \ wine/jessie-backports \ wine32/jessie-backports \ wine64/jessie-backports \ libwine/jessie-backports \ libwine:i386/jessie-backports \ fonts-wine/jessie-backports
That’s all. You should have wine installed now. See