How to install Wine 5.0.1 on Linux Mint 20

Today we are looking at how to install Wine 5.0.1 on Linux Mint 20.  After installing Wine in this method you will always receive Wine updates when a newer Wine Stable version is available.

The first command will add 32bit support for Wine on your system.  The second and third will download and add a Wine security key to your system.  With the fourth command, we add the wine repositories to your system.  In the fifth command, we update our system repositories, The sixth command will install Wine-Stable.  The last command will install 3 packages that your system needs to install to run Windows applications.  Enjoy!

After that, I show how to use Wine by installing the windows version of Audacity.  Please note that not all Windows applications work on Wine but some do and they just continue to improve it.

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

Commands Used:
1) sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
2) wget -nc
3) sudo apt-key add winehq.key
4) sudo xed /etc/apt/sources.list
deb focal main
5) sudo apt update
6) sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable
7) winecfg

Commands are based on this:

Official Site:

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