Ubuntu 13.10

How To Install Wine 1.6 On Ubuntu 13.10

Here is a guide to install Wine 1.6 on Ubuntu 13.10. You can install Wine using the Wine Team PPA.


Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator”) is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop. Visit the Wine homepage.

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Ubuntu 13.10 Alpha 2 Is Released

The second Alpha of the Saucy Salamander (to become 13.10) has now been released for testers and early adopters. This alpha features images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME,
UbuntuKylin, and Xubuntu.

Pre-releases of Saucy Salamander are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent breakage. They are, however, recommended for Ubuntu developers and those who want to help in testing, reporting and fixing bugs as we work towards getting this release ready. Alpha 2 includes a number of software updates that are ready for wider
testing. This is quite an early set of images, so you should expect some bugs.

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