Installing older versions of Wine

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DarkCoffee
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Installing older versions of Wine

Post by DarkCoffee » Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:51 pm

Hi, im new, and i have a very old computer, so i was wondering if there was a way to install an older version of wine on Lubuntu 18.04, 32 bits.
because i dont have enough space

Thank you and sorry for my english, its not my first language

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Re: Installing older versions of Wine

Post by jkfloris » Tue Oct 13, 2020 2:38 pm

If you have the WineHQ repo enabled, you can install an older version with:

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# Find your <version number> with:
apt policy winehq-stable
# For example: 4.0.2~bionic

# Install this version with:
sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable=4.0.2~bionic wine-stable=4.0.2~bionic wine-stable-i386=4.0.2~bionic
Please note that there is no support on older versions.
The older Wine packages are 22 Mb in size, the newer versions are 57 Mb. Is your space really that limited?

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