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Note: this application works on Windows too (obviously), however I'm only going to talk about installing and using it in Linux, using WINE.


Win-Get is a automatic software installer and package manager for Windows inspired by apt-get. Using win-get, you can install packages in WINE just like with apt-get:

win-get install firefox vlc


It also supports other apt-get like commands such as:
win-get search APPLICATION
win-get update
And so on.


If the installer of your application supports it, win-get can even install your application automatically, so you don't have to click through the setup wizard.

You can see a complete list of applications which you can install using Win-Get (the Win-Get repository), HERE.

How To Install Win-Get in Linux



To download and install Win-Get, simply run the following commands in a terminal:

cd ~/.wine/drive_c/windows
wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/win-get/win-get/0.1.2/win-get-0.1.2.zip?use_mirror=kent
unzip win-get-0.1.2.zip
cd win-get-0.1.2/
chmod +x win-get.exe


Now, to be able to use Win-Get as easy as... win-get, you must create a file in your bin folder and paste a simple line of code. Create the file using the following command:
sudo gedit /usr/local/bin/win-get &


And paste this inside the newly created file:

#!/bin/bash
wine ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/win-get-0.1.2/win-get.exe $@


Then make the newly created file executable:
sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/win-get



That's it!


When running Win-Get for the first time, update the repository:
win-get update


Then you can try to install some applications.



If you want to manually download Win-Get, see HERE.



Many thanks to U8UNTU eLXER!

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