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i'm new to linux. i recently installed linux mint maya {mate} in my home computer and lisa in the office. i need to run some windows programs on my computers. wine installed just fine in the office. however, i cannot install wine in maya for any time i try installing it from the software manager, it takes forever to load. a few other programs do the same. whenever i try using the synaptic, i am informed of broken packages. please help, am stuck.

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You can follow the tutorial here for fixing broken packages.

You can install wine by running the following commands in Mint.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.5 winetricks

Link to Wine Official site and also check out PlayonLinux

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i tried this and this is the result – Muigaipaz Mutahi Jul 26 '12 at 20:50

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