Wine Doors - Install Windows Applications

wine door, install windows applications on linux

Installation

Garb Wine Doors deb package from wine-doors.org site download section. And save the deb file wine-doors_all.deb to into your download folder. Download should complete pretty quickly because package is very small. Execute following command from the download folder to install wine-doors deb package.

sudo dpkg -i wine-doors*_all.deb

Now start Wine Doors by clicking on Applications > System Tools > Wine Doors .

Features

Wine Doors provides a feature called bottles. Bottle concept is borrowed from crossover office a popular commercial alternative of wine. Where a bottle is an isolated environment in which you can run one or multiple windows applications without interfering with other bottles on the systems.

Wine Doors has community that constantly tests existing windows applications for compatibility of wine and adds them to the Wine Doors repository. So these applications are available for you to be installed with a single click using synaptic package manager kind of interface. These are also known as application packs.

Compatible Applications & Games

These are some of the compatible applications and games.

Games

  • DirectX - Runtime libraries for directX
  • Half Life - FPS Game
  • World of Warcraft - Popular online multiplayer strategy game
  • Warcraft - Popular RTS strategy game
  • Call of Duty - Collaborative war game, Game of the Year 2003
  • Call of Duty - Collaborative war game
  • EVE Online - A massive multiplayer online roleplaying space game.
  • Soldat - Side-view Multiplyer action game
  • Prey - FPS Game
  • Steam - Gaming Launchpad
  • RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 - Rollercoaster Tycoon 2
  • RollerCoaster Tycoon 2: Time Twister - Rollercoaster Tycoon 2: Time Twister is an addon pack for Rollercoaster Tycoon 2
  • RollerCoaster Tycoon 2: Wacky Worlds - Rollercoaster Tycoon 2: Wacky Worlds is an addon pack for Rollercoaster Tycoon 2
  • RollerCoaster Tycoon 2: Deluxe - Rollercoaster Tycoon 2: Deluxe includes Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 as well as its expansion packs
  • Real War - This real-time strategy game is based on a tactical combat simulation developed for use by the US military.
  • Real War: Rogue States - REAL WAR: ROGUE STATES is the sequel to the best selling PC game Real War. ROGUE STATES is a Real Time Strategy (RTS) game set in the politically volatile Middle East. The United States has learned that the International Liberation Army (ILA) is being backed by a rogue state. It was thought the ILA was destroyed, but this new sponsor has re-energized the ILA and equipped it with even more lethal technology. The gamer’s task is to destroy this alliance and punish the offending country.
  • Quake - Installs Linux native Quake4 using PC DVD.
  • Medal of honor: Allied assult - Installs Linux native Mohaa using PC CD's.

Applications

  • Firefox - Worlds most popular Open Source web browser
  • Internet Explorer - Microsoft bundled web browser
  • Opera - Award-winning Web browser.
  • Quicktime - Apple's multi-platform, multimedia software architecture.
  • Winamp - Popular music manager and player
  • Windows Media Player - Microsoft's legally encumbered media player
  • 7zip - 7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.
  • DVD Decrypter - DVD Decrypter is a great dvd ripping tool.
  • Dreamweaver - Powerful web design application
  • Flash - Powerful web design application
  • Total Commander - File manager replacement that offers multiple language support.
  • Eudora - Shareware Email Client
  • CDex - CDex is a CD-Ripper, extraction digital audio data from a Audio CD.
  • 3DMark 2000 - A benchmarking stunning demo that is guaranteed to push your system to its ultimate limits.
  • Apophysis - Open Source fractal flame editor for Windows
  • Art Rage Starter Edition - Freeware Painting Program by Ambient Design
  • Meta Trader - Online Trading Platorm
  • SketchUp - 3D Design for the rest of us
  • WinRAR - A popular archive manager
  • Ares - Filesharing made easy
  • Winspector - Ultimate Programmers Window Spy Utility
  • Photoshop CS2 - Photoshop grahpics software
  • Notepad++ - Notepad for programmers
  • IrfanView - A popular file viewer
  • Dependency Walker - Dependency Walker is a free utility that scans any Windows module (exe, dll, etc.) and builds a hierarchical tree diagram of all dependent modules.
  • XanaNews - XanaNews news reader
  • WinMerge - WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.
  • Spotify - A world of music

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