Install WineHQ 4.4 Using Official Repository in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Wine lets you run Windows software on other operating systems. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows. Wine enables Linux, Mac, FreeBSD, and Solaris users to run Windows applications without a copy of Microsoft Windows. Wine is free software under constant development. Other platforms may benefit as well.
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Changes:

  • New MSIDB tool for manipulating MSI databases.
  • Support for custom draw buttons in common controls.
  • Many more Media Foundation APIs implemented.
  • Reimplementation of XAudio2 using the FAudio library.
  • Mono engine updated to the latest upstream.
  • More modern handling of iconic windows.
  • Improved handling of kernel objects.
  • Various bug fixes.

Install Winehq 4.4 via Official Repository in Ubuntu 19.04/18.10 Cosmic/18.04 Bionic/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 19/18/17 open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

Terminal Commands:
sudo apt-add-repository ‘deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ bionic main’
wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key && sudo apt-key add winehq.key
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install –install-recommends winehq-devel

That’s it

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