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I've just gotten into the whole Linux thing, and I'm really quite interested in learning to use Wine, and I have heard some versions are better than others, so which one do you guys recommend; an older version or the newest one? Thanks a lot, also I'm running the latest version of Ubuntu.
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Depends on what apps. you plan on running, but generally running the latest build is always the best option.
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Code:
sudo apt-get install wine
is always a good bet.

or you could compile from http://www.winehq.org/

that website also has a ton of resources for telling one what programs work on linux well under wine
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yeah, if you are just talking general use, then the latest is for sure your best option. however, if your looking for a build that runs best with a specific program, just google around for issues regarding the more recent builds with that program. if you dont find any, then use that one.

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