Wine's official repository offers the latest binaries for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and Ubuntu 17.04, released with initial Android Graphics driver.

Assuming you require a Debian distribution package download, begin by opening your Terminal with:


If you are running a 64-bit system, you will have to first enable 32-bit architecture. Then, run the following commands one after the other:

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
You will be prompted for a password. Enter it carefully as there is no visual feedback. Then, proceed to add the official repository:

sudo apt-add-repository

Linux Mint 18 users will be required to replace the following command using 'xenial' where 'trusty' is listed.

sudo apt-add-repository 'deb xenial main'

wget -nc && sudo apt-key add Release.key

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel

To Uninstall

If you have to upgrade your system fontconfig, FreeType libraries, you may get unmet dependency issues while installing wine-devel.

To remove Wine 2.10, run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove winehq-devel

And you can manage the repository by going to
System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.

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