Windows API for Linux

WineHQ- Running Windows program on Linux

Wine means “Wine Is Not a Windows Emulator.” It doesn’t emulate Windows; it’s an implementation of the Windows API for Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, and the BSD family of operating systems.

See steps here for installing Wine on Ubuntu

Here are some more helpful instructions for Ubuntu

To add the Wine Ubuntu repository:

Open a terminal and run these commands:


sudo apt-key add winehq.key

sudo apt-add-repository ‘

Enabling Windows C-Drive

The command below creates a fake C-drive on the Linux file system.
Create the drive before using Wine

Executing a Windows executable using Wine

Copy a .exe to Linux file system and open it with Wine Windows Program Loader

Locating installed files after executing a .exe /MSI file

In your user/home folder make sure to enable — Show Hidden Files

And locate windows drive-C



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