Wine (short for Wine Is Not an Emulator) is a free and open source compatibility layer software application that aims to allow applications designed for Microsoft Windows to run on Unix-like operating systems. Wine also provides a software library, known as Winelib, against which developers can compile Windows applications to help port them to Unix-like systems.
InstallationFire up terminal to get started.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.7Above commands will add Wine repository to Ubuntu local apt repo and install Wine 1.7
How to use WineOpen up Configure Wine and set to Windows version to Windows XP.
(Wine on Ubuntu search)
Now you can download Windows executable and run it with Wine.