Welcome to today guide on how to Install Wine 5 on Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.10 / Linux Mint 18. Wine 5 was recently released with plenty of new features, bug fixes, and improvements. If you have a Windows application that you must run on Linux without alternative, then Wine is the first software you’ll want to try.

Follow steps below to Install Wine 5 on Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.10 / Linux Mint 18.

Step 1: Enable 32 bit architecture

If you’re running a 64-bit system, enable support for 32-bit applications.

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 

Step 2: Download and add the repository key:

Install wget if not present in your system.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install wget

Then download and add repository key:

wget -O- -q https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key | sudo apt-key add -

Step 3: Add the Wine repository

After importing the key, proceed to add repository.

 sudo add-apt-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main'

Step 4: Install Wine 5 on Ubuntu 18.10 /16.04 / Linux Mint 18

Now update your APT index and install wine 5.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable

You can verify the installed version of Wine using:

$ wine --version

That’s all. You now have Wine 5 installed on Ubuntu 18.10 / Ubuntu 16.04 / Linux Mint 18.

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