How to Install Wine in Fedora 24 Workstation

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to install wine in Fedora 24 Workstation. The wine is a software application which we can use to install windows software on Fedora Linux.

For this tutorial I am using fedora workstation 24, But you can use this method to install wine on any previous fedora version, including fedora 23 and 22.

Install Wine on Fedora Workstation

First, install the wine using dnf install command.

dnf install wine

Configure Wine in Fedora 24

To configure wine we need to run winecfg command. You should run the winecfg command using your user login, not as root user, Also do not use the sudo command.

winecfg

From the wine configuration window, Select Windows 10 as the Windows Version.

How to Install Wine in Fedora 24 Workstation

Install Windows softwares using Fedora Wine

To install windows software, right click on the installer (.exe file) and select ‘Open With Windows Program Loader’.

For example, if you want to Install Notepad ++, First download the notepad ++ installer, Then right click on the setup file and select ‘Open With Windows Program Loader’.

Install Windows softwares using Fedora Wine

This will launch the Notepad ++ installation wizard on Fedora Linux.

Summary - Install Fedora Wine Windows Program Loader

In this tutorial we learned how to install and configure Wine Windows Program Loader in Fedora Workstation 24.

  • First, we installed wine on fedora 24 using dnf install command.
  • Then, we configured the wine on fedora using the winecfg command.