In this tutorial we will show you how to install Wine on CentOS 7. For those of you who didn’t know, Wine is a free and open source application allows users to run Windows applications in a Linux environment. Nowadays, Wine is a must-have tool for Linux users who don’t want to let go of Windows native applications especially gamers.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Wine on a CentOS 7 server.
Install Wine on CentOS 7
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
Step 2. Installing Dependency Packages.
We need to install ‘Development Tools‘ with some core development tools such as gcc, flex, bison, debuggers etc:
First, download wine source code. Use below commands to download it:
Then, Configure wine using one of the following commands based on your system architecture:
### 32-bit Systems ###
### 64-bit Systems ###
Check the wine version:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Wine. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Wine on CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Wine web site.