The Hydraulic and hydrological simulation software developed by The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Hydrologic Engineering Center are freely available to the public . These software are prepared to suit the Microsoft operating systems .Since these simulation software are very useful in advance hydraulic & hydrologic engineering and water resources planning;It has to be found a method to install the same on linux platforms .
I have found a simple way to install HEC software on Linux Mint, using Wine 1.7.
Install Wine 1.7.20
Adding the WineHQ PPA Repository:
Open the terminal
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
Then update APT package information by running ‘sudo apt-get update‘. You can now install Wine by typing ‘sudo apt-get install wine1.7‘.
Open the Software Manager
find winetricks and install it .
Then >Select a default wineprefix>Install a Windows DLL component>mfc40
Then press OK
Install HEC software
Download following software
Open “Uninstall Wine Software” and install above software
Install Foxit Reader or suitable pdf reader in Wine in order to read help manual
Now you have a complete set of river basin module for Water Resources Planning