Howto: Installing WINE on RHEL / CentOS 5.x / 6.x | 32-bit | 64-bit | x86_64 | Linux

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There are so many request from blog visitors to write Article on Wine Installation. Thanks for your request.

This article is for Install Wine on CentOS and RHEL 5.x and 6.x easily. Actually i have planned this article through script but due to shortage of time and now a days busy too, So Couldn’t implement complete script so Demonstrating manual how to over here.

I hope you guys will like the same.

Like VLC installation on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x and 6.x and CentOS 5.x and 6.x its bit complicated and So much dependencies issues are there. So To make installation a bit easier and without too much headache i am writing this article.

This HOWTO performed on Blank RHEL / CentOS 5.x and 6.x if you are running with Latest or OLD RPMs you might face issue of Dependencies. Do it at your own risk wherever you are performing this howto.

To Install WINE on RHEL/CentOS 5.x and 6.x, Perform following Howto.

For RHEL / CentOS 6 32-Bit and 64-Bit (x86_64) :-

1. You need to be root to perform rest steps.

2. This step is must otherwise you might face dependencies issues. Now Lets take a backup of your Original Repository. By Executing Following Command :-
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# mkdir /repobackup
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]#mv /etc/yum.repos.d/*.repo /repobackup/

3. Now Clean Previously Cached Repository by Executing Following command :-
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# yum clean all

4. Now Download and Install EPEL and Tejas Barot’s RPM for Wine to Install Wine on RHEL / CentOS 6.x.

To Download RPMs :-
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# cd /tmp
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot tmp]# wget http://www.tejasbarot.com/RPMs/epel-release-6-7.noarch.rpm
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot tmp]# wget http://www.tejasbarot.com/RPMs/wine-install-tejas-barot-2.0-2.noarch.rpm

To Install RPMs :-

[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot tmp]# rpm -ivh –force epel-release-6-7.noarch.rpm
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot tmp]# rpm -ivh –force wine-install-tejas-barot-2.0-2.noarch.rpm
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot tmp]# cd

5. To install wine and its Packages execute following command :-

[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# yum install –nogpgcheck wine*

When it ask for”YES”and”NO”Please go ahead with your choice.

6. That’s it, You are done now. Wine Installed Successfully.

7. Now Revert your previous repositories. by Following commands
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# rm -rf /etc/yum.repos.d/*.repo
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# mv /repobackup/*.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/

8. That’s It now. You have installed wine on RHEL / CentOS 6x Successfully and Your Previous Repositories also reverted back.

For RHEL / CentOS 5.x 32-Bit and 64-Bit (x86_64) :-

1. You need to be root to perform rest steps.

2. This step is must otherwise you might face dependencies issues. Now Lets take a backup of your Original Repository. By Executing Following Command :-
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# mkdir /repobackup
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]#mv /etc/yum.repos.d/*.repo /repobackup/

3. Now Clean Previously Cached Repository by Executing Following command :-
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# yum clean all

4. Now Download and Install EPEL and Tejas Barot’s RPM for Wine to Install Wine on RHEL / CentOS 5.x.

To Download RPMs :-
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# cd /tmp
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot tmp]# wget http://www.tejasbarot.com/RPMs/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot tmp]#wget http://www.tejasbarot.com/RPMs/wine-install-tejas-barot-1.0-1.noarch.rpm

To Install RPMs :-

[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot tmp]# rpm -ivh –force epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot tmp]# rpm -ivh –force wine-install-tejas-barot-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot tmp]# cd

5. To install wine and its Packages execute following command :-

[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# yum install –nogpgcheck wine*

When it ask for”YES”and”NO”Please go ahead with your choice.

6. That’s it, You are done now. Wine Installed Successfully.

7. Now Revert your previous repositories. by Following commands
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# rm -rf /etc/yum.repos.d/*.repo
[root@wine-on-linux-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# mv /repobackup/*.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/

8. That’s It now. You have installed wine on RHEL / CentOS 5.x Successfully and Your Previous Repositories also reverted back.

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