How to install Evernote in Wine on Ubuntu 11.04 GNU/Linux

Evernote has the "Platinum" rating at , which means this windows program runs awesome sauce on GNU/Linux. Wine is an awesome program that lets you run windows programs in GNU/Linux - there's also a commercially supported version called crossover by codeweavers, check it out here.

In this tutorial we'll be installing Evernote in wine1.3 from on Ubuntu 11.04 GNU/Linux. See the install steps below the video.

Here are the steps (Easy Pleasy):

1.) Go to and download the Evernote for windows version
2.) Install wine1.3 in Ubuntu 11.04 with these commands (thanks to Scott Ritchie for the ppa):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
3.) Update your Ubuntu with the new ppa repository data and install wine1.3
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install wine1.3
4.) Right click on the Evernote installer that you downloaded in step 1, then left click "Open with Wine Program Loader".
5.) Follow the on-screen instructions to install the Evernote program.

That's it! Double click the desktop icon for Evernote, login with your Evernote account and away you go!

Leave a constructive comment if you like.

Shannon VanWagner


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