I installed the wine package but it didn't work:

apk update && apk add wine && wine
/bin/sh: wine: not found
  • Any output from those initial commands? – Jeff Schaller Nov 17 '18 at 0:28
  • If the apk update and apk add wine appear to have worked, try logging out and logging in again, and then running wine. – Scott Nov 17 '18 at 0:36
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    Using apk info -L wine | grep usr/bin on my system, I see a number of wine binaries in that package, one is called wine64. Do you have a wine64 or wine32 on your system? – GracefulRestart Nov 17 '18 at 0:36

Installing wine is fine your computer will now interpret .exe files. You still need a frontend GUI like PlayonLinux in order to actualy do much of anything as far as installing games and the like. If no package is available you will need to install from source. You will need build essentials and some other libraries to make and install the source. The info required to do this will be in the readme in the folder created after extracting.


Did you try running wine64? On my environment I've done:

apk update && apk add wine && ln -s /usr/bin/wine64 /usr/bin/wine

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