Wine is a free, open-source application that allows you to run native Windows programs and computer games on a Linux machine. Wine also has a software library with the name 'Winelib' which enables developers to port windows applications to Unix-like systems. Wine's full form is "Wine Is Not an Emulator".
Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into how to install Wine on Manjaro Linux machine.
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1. Perform System Update
To begin, we need to update our system with the help of the following command:
$ sudo pacman -Syu
2. Install Wine on the system
Here, you can install the latest stable version of the wine application:
$ sudo pacman -S wine winetricks wine-mono wine_gecko
3. Install Wine's development branch
You can also install the development branch of Wine by running the below-mentioned command:
$ sudo pacman -S wine-staging
4. Verify Wine Installation
After that, go to the terminal and type the following command to open the Wine configuration:
To access Wine's registry editing tool, run the following command:
To access Wine's version of the Windows Control Panel, run the following command:
$ wine control
In order to uninstall Wine application from our system, execute the below command:
$ sudo pacman -R winetricks
This article covers how to install Wine on Manjaro Linux machine. In fact, With the help of Wine, now you will be able to easily access Windows programs while using Manjaro Linux.