This article will guide you on steps to install Wine on Debian via WineHQ repository. Also you will learn how to uninstall it from your system if you no longer need it.
For official documentation, you can visit Wine for Debian.
If you are working on Linux Mint OS, visit our post on How to Install Wine on Linux Mint 20 .
Wine stands for Wine Is Not an Emulator. While a virtual machine or emulator simulates internal Windows logic, Wine translates those Windows logic to native UNIX/POSIX-complaint logic.
In simple and non-technical words, Wine converts internal Windows commands to commands your Linux system can natively understand.
To Check Wine Version:
Wine installation successfully completed.
Use the following command to check the version of wine installed on your system
A Linux repository is a storage location from which your system retrieves and installs OS updates and applications.
Each repository is a collection of software hosted on a remote server and intended to be used for installing and updating software packages on Linux systems.
Repositories contain thousands of programs.