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Wine What is it? Why do I want it?

Wine was originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator" however it in most cases is referred to a Windows emulation tool on Linux. In most cases within a server environment the installation and use of WINE is not needed however some server software will only run within a Windows environment WINE will give that compatibility layer to accomplish that.

How do I install WINE?

Well most Linux distributions have WINE within the package management tool such as yum and apt

Install on Ubuntu/Debian

apt-get install wine

Install on CentOS

yum install wine

Wine also has Binary and packages available for download from here

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