Wine should be included with UBUNTU . . .

Colin Bell col at
Mon Nov 6 03:34:47 UTC 2006

On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 08:52:16AM +0530, YAGNESH N DESAI wrote:
> Friends;
> I have recently tried SuSE and found that "wine" is supplied on
> its CD. 
> This application is really usefull in converting a windows user to Linux.
> I can tell this as I have been windows user for a long time and already 
> have collection of free software tools which work on windows. I was
> soo happy with it after finding that many of those tools are woking with
> wine on Linux that I need not search, download and install such tools 
> for linux.
> What does everyone have to say about it.
> Yagnesh

Its there, you just have to enable the universe repository.

$ aptitude show wine
Package: wine
State: not installed
Version: 0.9.22-0ubuntu3
Priority: optional
Section: universe/otherosfs
Maintainer: Ubuntu MOTU Developers <ubuntu-motu at>
Uncompressed Size: 43.5M
Depends: libstdc++6, libxxf86dga1, free

Colin Bell

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