How to install Wine 5.0 on Debian 10 Buster


Today we are looking at how to install Wine 5.0 on Debian 10.  After installing Wine in this method you will always receive Wine updates when a newer Wine Stable version is available.

The 1st command will log you in as root.  The 2nd command will add 32bit support for Wine on your system.  The 3rd and 4th will download and add a Wine security key to your system.  The 5th and the 6th command will allow you to add additional repositories like the fifth command to your system.  The 7th command will update your system sources.  The 8th command will install Wine-Stable.  The last command will install 3 packages that your system needs to install to run Windows applications.  Enjoy!

After installing Wine, you can close the terminal and the Wine configuration application and right-click on the package you want to install and choose to install it with Wine.

For the 9th command, we logged out of the root session and went into a normal user session as we created a .wine folder with the three packages installed into it.

To close the file which we edited in command 5, we pressed "shift and x" together and then "y" followed by "enter".

Please note, that not all Windows programs work on Wine but many do.

Commands Used:
1) su
2) sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
3) wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
4) sudo apt-key add winehq.key
5) sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/debian/ buster main
deb https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine:/Debian/Debian_10 ./

6) sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys DFA175A75104960E
7) sudo apt update
8) sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable
9
) winecfg

Commands are based on this:
https://wiki.winehq.org/Debian
and
https://forum.winehq.org/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=32192

Official Site:
https://www.winehq.org/  

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