Wine

Wine is a open-source compatibility layer that allows Windows applications  to run on Unix-like operating system without a copy of Microsoft Windows.

Availability and Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of Wine are available on OSC systems: 

VERSION

OWENS

3.0.2

X*

* Current default version

You can use module spider wine to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.

Access

Wine is available to all OSC users without restriction.

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type

The Wine project authors, Open source

Usage

Set-up

In Owens-Desktop or Owens-VDI (if your applications need OpenGL) from OnDemand, run the following command:

module load wine

 

Using Wine

Please note that Wine is built with '--enable-win64' and so it cannot run Windows 32-bit binaries.  One can run the following command to execute a Windows 64-bit binary: 

wine64 /path/to/window_64bit_exe

Further Reading

 

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