Kevin108 wrote:In terminal:
Brian49 wrote:It seems like every couple of weeks a new user pops up asking how best to install Wine. Perhaps it would make sense for the moderators to create a sticky outlining the main methods? It shouldn't involve much work, just a copy & paste job from previous threads.
$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/preferences
Pin: release o=linuxmint
Pin: origin packages.linuxmint.com
Pin: origin debian.linuxmint.com
Pin: release o=Debian
$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://packages.siduction.org/experimental unstable main contrib non-free
if those instructions are confusing probably the best is not to follow them, if you don't know what you're doing don't!
in that post, protesmoteus is instructing you to add a repo from a different distro, following completely different packages version (meaning that things can work luckily or can break your install).
there's people doing that, but those know what they are doing and how to do it.
it's up to you.
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
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