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

  1.   The compiled Wine binary
  2.    A properly configured wine.conf and wine.sym
  3.    An installed and working X Window system
  4.    Some MS Windows programs to test

Install Wine on Kali Linux

If you type the command

wine

On you Kali Linux machine, you’ll get the following dialog box.

install Wine on Kali Linux

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

wine --version

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

If you are running Ubuntu and Linux Mint, just enter commands below on your terminal:
$ 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

With backports, you’ll get latest Wine on your Debian jessie machine, just follow steps below
1. Add repo
# nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wine.list
2. Add content to the file:
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

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  • Open Terminal and type:
    leafpad /etc/apt/sources.list

    Two Lines Below (## Security updates deb http://security.kali.org/kali-security)
    Paste the following

    deb http://http.kali.org/ /kali main contrib non-free
    deb http://http.kali.org/ /wheezy main contrib non-free
    deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali-dev main contrib non-free
    deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali-dev main/debain-installer
    deb-src http://http.kali.org/kali kali-dev main contrib non-free
    deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali main contrib non-free
    deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali main/debain-installer
    deb-src http://http.kali.org/kali kali main contrib non-free
    deb http://security.kali.org/kali-security kali/updates main contrib non-free
    deb-src http://security.kali.org/kali-security kali/updates main contrib non-free
    deb http://http.packages.debian.org import deb packages

    Then close everything.
    Reopen Terminal and type each line then hit enter.

    dpkg –add-architecture i386
    apt-get update
    apt-get install wine-bin:i386

    Wine should be installed now

  • You are mistaken buddy.
    Do you know,What is the abbreviation of WINE?
    It is "Wine Is Not an Emulator".

    Its an on the fly binary converter that makes windows binary compatible for other operating system which supports wine.

    Please have a look on to this.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wine_(software)

    Regards,
    RevealedTricks4U,http://www.revealedtricks4u.com

  • You are mistaken buddy.
    Do you know,What is the abbreviation of WINE?
    It is "Wine Is Not an Emulator".

    Its an on the fly binary converter that makes windows binary compatible for other operating system which supports wine.

    Please have a look on to this.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wine_(software)

    Regards,
    RevealedTricks4U,http://www.revealedtricks4u.com

  • WINE | Wine Is Not an Emulator.

  • thankxxx bro….its working,,,,i don't care the wine is emulater or a vampier ….its working fine !

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    root@kali:~# wine
    bash: wine: command not found

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      help me????

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        wine: ‘/root/.wine’ is a 64-bit installation, it cannot be used with a 32-bit wineserver.
        help me install okay and run exe >>.what the f ????? who can help you… thank so much

      • Hi quang. It seems you need 64-bit version of the program

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