Wine Stable 2.0.2 Released with 62 Fixes [How to Install]

Last updated on January 25th, 2019

The second maintenance release for the Wine 2.0 stable series was released recently with a total of 62 bug-fixes.

These 62 bugs fixed in Wine 2.0.2 include some Steam client problems, compilation issues on older GCC, and a range of games, e.g., Mortal Kombat X, Final Fantasy X, Aliens vs. Predator (2010), Secret Files 3 demo, Rollcage Redux 1.3.8, Steep (Ubisoft), Silence, Gauntlet, and more.

How to Install Wine 2.0.2 in Ubuntu:

The wine repository offers the official binaries for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04, and their derivatives. Do following steps to add the repository and install Wine 2.0.2:

1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching it from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the repository key:

wget -nc && sudo apt-key add winehq.key

Type your password (no visual feedback while typing due to security reason) when it asks and hit Enter.

2. Add wine repository via command:

sudo apt-add-repository

For Linux Mint 18.x, use following command instead (replace xenial with trusty for 17.x):

sudo apt-add-repository 'deb xenial main'

3. Finally check updates and install wine stable packages:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-stable

For more details, see the official documentation.


To remove wine-stable package, run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove wine-stable

To remove Wine repository, launch Software & Updates utility and navigate to Other Software tab.