Wine 1.7.12 Add Initial Support for Window Media Player Interfaces

February 8, 2014 — Leave a comment

Wine 1.7.12 Development

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

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