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How To Run The Vice Commodore 64 Emulator Using Wine On Ubuntu 12.10

Here is a guide that will show you how to run the Windows version of the Vice Commodore emulator using Wine. Make sure you have Wine installed on your system if you don’t have Wine installed read this post

VICE is a program that runs on a Unix, MS-DOS, Win32, OS/2, Acorn RISC OS, BeOS, QNX 4.x, QNX 6.x, Amiga, GP2X, Dingoo, Syllable, SkyOS or Mac OS X machine and executes programs intended for the old 8-bit computers. The current version emulates the C64, the C64DTV, the C128, the VIC20, almost all PET models, the PLUS4 and the CBM-II (aka C610).

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Before you can use Vice with Wine you need to download the latest version from this page. When you are on the Vice Homepage scroll down a bit and download the Binary for MS-Windows 32bit (Pentium-optimized: version. For 64bit systems download the Binary for MS-Windows 64bit (amd64/x64): version. When Vice is downloaded extract the content of the zip file to a location of your likings.

Once extracted open the WinVICE-2.2-x86 (for 64bit systems open the WinVICE-2.2-x64 folder) folder and click with your right mouse button on the x64.exe file and run it with the Wine Windows Program Loader.

That’s all you have to do to run the Vice emulator using Wine.

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11 years ago

but … why? it already runs on gnu/linux natively.