WINE Guide

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WINE is used to execute windows application on Linux, but we do not recommend users to do so. You can contact your administrators to request installation of software in Linux for help.

Check Module Availability

To see which WINE modules are available to the system, use the following command:

$ module avail wine

You should see all available modules in wine/<version> format:

----------------------- /apps2/Modules/3.2.6/modulefiles -----------------------
wine/1.1.27-withoutX

If the module list is empty please contact your administrators.


Loading a WINE Module

You can load the default WINE module as follows:

$ module load wine

To see which version is being used, do the following:

$ which wine
/apps2/wine/1.1.27/bin/wine


If your program needs a specific version e.g., wine/1.1.27, do the following:

$ module load wine/1.1.27-withoutX

After you load a module you can use it until you log out; you will need to load it again the next time you log in and run your program.


Automatically Loading a WINE Module

If you frequently use a particular module (which is usual) you can do the following:

$ module initadd wine

Or, if you need a specific version,

$ module initadd wine/1.1.27-withoutX

Note that this auto-loading of the module will start from your next login session. Therefore if you need the module at the present session you will need to load the module using the module load command.


Unloading a WINE Module

You can unload an already-loaded module as follows:

$ module unload wine

Or, to unload a specific version,

$ module unload wine/1.1.27-withoutX

To make sure that a module is unloaded, use the command which wine which should say /usr/bin/which: no wine in ...