Wine 1.7.3 Development Released, upgrade in Ubuntu

September 28, 2013

Wine 1.7.3

The Wine development release 1.7.3 has been released with improvements and bug fixes. See what’s new in this release:

  • New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 24.
  • Preparation work for the Direct3D command stream.
  • Window management fixes in the Mac driver.
  • Support for IPHLPAPI functions on Android.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built. Once done, you can run below commands in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) to install / upgrade in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and their derivatives.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wine1.7

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