Install Wine 1.6 Final on Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04

Last updated: July 19, 2013

The Wine team finally released the stable version of Wine 1.6. This release represents 16 months of development effort and around 10,000 individual changes. The main highlights are the new Mac driver, the full support for window transparency, and the new Mono package for .NET applications support.

It also contains a lot of improvements across the board, as well as support for many new applications and games. See the release notes for a summary of the major changes.


  • Install Wine 1.6 Final release on Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
  • Enjoy!

The source is available from the following links:

The ppa is available for Ubuntu and Linux Mint users, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open a terminal window:

Open Terminal to run commands

Run command to add the Wine Team PPA repository:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

Update package lists and install wine 1.6:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install wine1.6



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3 responses to Install Wine 1.6 Final on Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04

  1. Hi

    Do you know why the stable version of wine is not included in ubuntu 13.10? Why is it stuck at 1.4?


  2. Dear sir,
    i am install ubantu oprating system 13.04. and i want install waine but not install waine error showing is.

    [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install wine
    [sudo] password for cbs:
    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
    requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
    distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
    or been moved out of Incoming.
    The following information may help to resolve the situation:

    The following packages have unmet dependencies:
    wine : Depends: wine1.6 but it is not going to be installed or
    wine1.7 but it is not going to be installed
    E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
    [email protected]:~$

    sir please salove the problam.