I want to install Wine on Mint

  • Make a note of the Ubuntu release that the version of Mint is based on
    • <RELEASE> before “contrib” in the entry in /etc/apt/sources.list
    • sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
  • add the Wine repository on our distribution
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install –install-recommends winehq-stable -y
    • To install development version
    • sudo apt-get install –install-recommends winehq-devel -y
  • wine –version
  • winecfg

Additional troubleshooting help at

Listing devices on Linux


  • ls – list files in the file system
  • lsblk – list the block devices (i.e. drives)
    • mount| grep /dev/sd – lists mounted partitions
  • lspci – list the pci devices
    • lspci -vv
    • lspci -vvv
  • lsusb – list the USB devices
  • lsdev – list all the devices

List serial ports


Linux uses ttySx for a serial port device name. For example, COM1 (DOS/Windows name) is ttyS0, COM2 is ttyS1 and so on.

  • dmesg |grep tty
  • setserial -g /dev/ttyS[0123]

Driving the 28BYJ-48 5V Stepper Motor with ULN2003 Motor driver Module and Arduino

Datasheet for 28BYJ-48


There is potential for confusion with wiring. See explanation at the link below.

Use an external power source or power module e.g.

Some guides below