MSI files are the popular Microsoft Installer Files used in Windows today to execute and install a program. These files do the same work as other exe files in Windows.
Msi files are mostly setups of applications and Windows can install these files but what if you want to install these files in Ubuntu or Linux?
Wine is a great way to install Windows Installer files in Linux but the only problem with this is that it normally opens exe files only. So here is how to install msi file with Wine in Linux.
Install msi file in Linux
• Open the terminal
• Type in the following command
msiexec /i installer.msi
where installer.msi is the name of your msi file.
That’s it msi file will be opened now in Linux.