Wine 1.7.3 Development Released, upgrade in Ubuntu

September 28, 2013 — Leave a comment

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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