installing wine into linux ubuntu

Lei Zhang thestig at
Thu Apr 17 12:24:10 CDT 2008

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 6:46 AM, stephen cooper
<stephencooper96 at> wrote:
>   ref. Linux Format DVD 104 April 2008
> From: stephen cooper (stephencooper96 at
>  I am new to Linux.
> I have just installed Linux UBUNTU 7.1 (gutsy) onto my computer with no
> problems.
> I want to install wine.
> I have written the source code onto my hard disc. (using tar )
> When I run ./configure (.tools/wineinstall) I get an error -  C compiler
> cannot create executables.
> I am including the output from the config.log for wine installation below.

Take a look at for the
list of packages needed to build Wine. If you just want to use Wine,
there's packages available for Ubuntu:

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