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Wine is an open source implementation of the Windows API on top of X and OpenGL.



Fedora's Wine packages are split up to allow for smaller installations. The wine meta package will bring with it the most important components of Wine. Expert users may want to pick specific components from the list below:

name summary
wine Meta package
wine-alsa ALSA sound support for wine
wine-arial-fonts Arial fonts provided by wine-staging
wine-capi ISDN support for wine
wine-cms Color Management for wine
wine-common Common wine files and scripts
wine-core Wine core package
wine-courier-fonts Wine Courier font family
wine-desktop Desktop integration features
wine-devel Wine development environment
wine-filesystem Filesystem directories and basic configuration for wine
wine-fixedsys-fonts Wine Fixedsys font family
wine-fonts Wine font meta package
wine-ldap LDAP support for wine
wine-marlett-fonts Wine Marlett font family
wine-ms-sans-serif-fonts Wine MS Sans Serif font family
wine-openal OpenAL sound support for wine
wine-opencl OpenCL support for wine
wine-pulseaudio PulseAudio support for wine
wine-small-fonts Wine Small font family
wine-symbol-fonts Wine Symbol font family
wine-systemd Systemd configuration for the wine binfmt handler
wine-system-fonts Wine System font family
wine-sysvinit SysV initscript for the wine binfmt handler
wine-tahoma-fonts Wine Tahoma font family
wine-tahoma-fonts-system Wine Tahoma font family system integration
wine-twain Twain (image scanning) support for wine
wine-wingdings-fonts Wine Wingdings font family
wine-wingdings-fonts-system Wine Wingdings font family system integration

Additional documentation is provided via the wine-docs package.

Available versions

Fedora applies fixes and features from the wine-staging project.

Current versions of Wine in Fedora:

Fedora 22 1.7.42
Fedora 21 1.7.42
Fedora 20 1.7.42
EPEL 6 1.7.22
EPEL 5 1.0.1

Newer versions may be available in the corresponding updates-testing repositories.

Testing Versions

Fedora 22 -
Fedora 21 -
Fedora 20 -
EPEL 6 -
EPEL 5 -

Bugs and problems

Having trouble?
You may want to consult the list of current Fedora Wine Bugs.

Before reporting bugs against Wine please make sure your system is fully up to date.

yum upgrade

Also check if a newer version is available in updates-testing.

yum --enablerepo=updates-testing upgrade wine

If you are using the proprietary graphics drivers please remove them from your system and try again, as they are known to cause problems.

When debugging Wine, your goal is to determine if the issue is one of code functionality or packaging in Fedora.

Check the Wine Application Database to see if your application is supported, or if there are known issues that match yours. Anything that falls into this category is a bug in upstream code functionality.

The next step is to see if the problem persists with a clean ~/.wine folder. To try this without losing your old configuration:

mv ~/.wine ~/.wine-save

Afterwards try to trigger the bug again. Your original wine folder can be restored with:

rm -fr ~/.wine; mv ~/.wine-save ~/.wine

If your application still does not work but has been working in a previous version of wine it is probably a regression. Consider filling a bug in the upstream Wine-staging bug tracking system. Do not file bugs in the bugzilla unless told to do so.

If you really think that your bug is Fedora-related, file a bug against the Wine component in Fedora's bug tracking system.


If you use the version of wine in the updates-testing repository then please log into bodhi and comment on the build, including any problems that may be in the packaging, naming, or elsewhere. The build needs positive karma to be pushed to the updates repository.