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Welcome to our guide on how to install Wine 5 on Fedora 31/30/29. Wine is an open source software that allows you to run Microsoft Windows applications on Linux. Read more on Wine 5 release and new features. By leveraging its Winelib library, you can compile Windows applications to help with porting them to Unix-like systems.

For Ubuntu 18.04 / Linux Mint 19 users, check How to Install Wine 5 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint.

Step 1: Add WineHQ repository

Start by adding WineHQ repository with the latest stable packages for Wine.

Fedora 31:

sudo dnf -y install dnf-plugins-core
sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo

Fedora 30:

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo

Fedora 29

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo

Step 2: Install Wine 5 on Fedora 31/30/29

After adding the repository, install any of the following Wine 5 packages on Fedora 31/30/29.

Stable branch – (Recommended)

sudo dnf -y install winehq-stable

Development branch – Only for tests

sudo dnf install winehq-devel

Staging branch – Bleeding edge

sudo dnf install winehq-staging

More information on installed package can be checked with the rpm command.

$ rpm -qi winehq-stable
Name        : winehq-stable
Epoch       : 1
Version     : 5.0.0
Release     : 8.1
Architecture: x86_64
Install Date: Sat 25 Jan 2020 06:11:02 PM UTC
Group       : Emulators
Size        : 62789
License     : LGPLv2+
Signature   : RSA/SHA512, Wed 22 Jan 2020 05:48:59 PM UTC, Key ID 76f1a20ff987672f
Source RPM  : wine-stable-5.0.0-8.1.src.rpm
Build Date  : Wed 22 Jan 2020 03:17:23 AM UTC
Build Host  : localhost
Vendor      : obs://
URL         :
Summary     : WINE Is Not An Emulator - runs MS Windows programs
Description :

The version of wine installed can also be checked using.

$ wine --version

To configure wine, run:

$ winecfg

Step 4: Install winetricks

Winetricks is a helper script to download and install various redistributable runtime libraries needed to run some programs in Wine. These may include replacements for components of Wine using closed source libraries.

chmod +x winetricks
sudo mv winetricks /usr/local/bin/

That’s awesome. Now visit the Wine Application Database which has over 20,000 applications and choose the ones to run in Wine.

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