The Wine development release 1.7.12 is now available. According to the changelog, this release brings initial support for Window Media Player interfaces, some more Task Scheduler support, various C++ runtime fixes, and more dlls with ugly names for Windows 8 API set support.
As well as that, Wine 1.7.12 fixed totally 89 bugs. See the announcement for details.
The source is available from the link below:
The binary packages will be available soon in the Wine PPA. By then, you can run the commands below one by one in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) to install or upgrade to wine 1.7.12:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.7
The PPA supports Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04