The Wine development release 2.10 was announced a day ago. With the initial Android graphics driver, running Windows applications on Android is finally getting closer with Wine.
Wine 2.10 release highlights:
- Initial version of the Android graphics driver.
- Dictionary support in WebServices.
- A number of Direct2D fixes.
- User interface improvements in RegEdit.
- OLE clipboard cache fixes.
- A total of 21 bug fixes.
How to Install Wine 2.10 in Ubuntu:
The official Wine repository offers the latest binaries for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and Ubuntu 17.04.
Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “Terminal” from app launcher, when it opens, do following steps:
1. For 64 bit system, enable 32 bit architecture (if you haven’t already):
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
2. Add the official repository via command:
sudo apt-add-repository https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/
For Linux Mint 18 using following command instead (replace
trusty for Mint 17.x):
sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main'
3. Setup the keyring via command:
wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/Release.key && sudo apt-key add Release.key
4. Finally update and install Wine 2.10 via commands:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel
If you have upgrade your system fontconfig, freetype libraries, you may got unmet dependency issues while installing wine-devel. To remove Wine 2.10, run command:
sudo apt-get remove --autoremove winehq-devel
And you can manage the repository by going to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.