Wine 2.22 Released with ARM64, Input Methods Improvements

November 27, 2017 — 1 Comment

Wine Stable

The Wine development has reached the 2.22 release. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu via its official repository.

Wine 2.21 features:

  • Source selection dialog for scanners.
  • Improvements in ARM64 support.
  • Float audio formats with more than 2 channels in XAudio.
  • Fixes for DLL injection support.
  • Input methods improvements.
  • A total of 14 bug fixes.

How to Install Wine 2.22 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint:

For Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Linux Mint 17.x and 18.x, open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T and run following commands one by one:

1. Add the official wine repository via command:

sudo apt-add-repository https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/

For Linux Mint 18.x, use following command instead to add the repository:

sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main'

For Linux Mint 17.x, replace xenial in the code with trusty.

2. Install the GPG key to be able to receive software updates:

wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/Release.key && sudo apt-key add Release.key

3. Finally update and install the latest Wine development release:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel

Uninstall:

To remove wine dev release, simply run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove winehq-devel

And you can remove the repository via Software & Updates utility under Other Software tab.

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One response to Wine 2.22 Released with ARM64, Input Methods Improvements

  1. Hi Ji,

    Thank you for sharing this. I tried the above on my newly installed Ubuntu 17.10 but I did not manage to install Wine. It gives me this error below. Do you have advice please how to solve?

    sudo apt-get install –install-recommends winehq-devel
    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
    chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra fonts-wine libwine:i386 libwine
    libwine-development libwine-development:i386 ocl-icd-libopencl1:i386
    wine32:i386 wine32-development:i386 wine64 wine64-development
    Use ‘sudo apt autoremove’ to remove them.
    The following additional packages will be installed:
    libsane1:i386 wine-devel wine-devel-amd64 wine-devel-i386:i386
    Suggested packages:
    hplip:i386
    Recommended packages:
    libcapi20-3 libcapi20-3:i386
    The following packages will be REMOVED
    winehq-stable
    The following NEW packages will be installed
    libsane1:i386 wine-devel wine-devel-amd64 wine-devel-i386:i386 winehq-devel
    0 to upgrade, 5 to newly install, 1 to remove and 0 not to upgrade.
    Need to get 42,1 MB/44,3 MB of archives.
    After this operation, 396 MB of additional disk space will be used.
    Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
    Get:1 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu artful/main amd64 wine-devel-amd64 amd64 3.0~rc1~artful [20,7 MB]
    Get:2 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu artful/main i386 wine-devel-i386 i386 3.0~rc1~artful [20,2 MB]
    Get:3 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu artful/main amd64 wine-devel amd64 3.0~rc1~artful [1117 kB]
    Get:4 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu artful/main amd64 winehq-devel amd64 3.0~rc1~artful [3164 B]
    Fetched 42,1 MB in 12s (3394 kB/s)
    Selecting previously unselected package wine-devel-amd64.
    (Reading database … 174561 files and directories currently installed.)
    Preparing to unpack …/wine-devel-amd64_3.0~rc1~artful_amd64.deb …
    Unpacking wine-devel-amd64 (3.0~rc1~artful) …
    Selecting previously unselected package wine-devel-i386:i386.
    Preparing to unpack …/wine-devel-i386_3.0~rc1~artful_i386.deb …
    Unpacking wine-devel-i386:i386 (3.0~rc1~artful) …
    Selecting previously unselected package wine-devel.
    Preparing to unpack …/wine-devel_3.0~rc1~artful_amd64.deb …
    Unpacking wine-devel (3.0~rc1~artful) …
    dpkg: winehq-stable: dependency problems, but removing anyway as you requested:
    playonlinux depends on wine | wine-development; however:
    Package wine is not installed.
    Package winehq-stable which provides wine is to be removed.
    Package wine-development is not installed.

    (Reading database … 178383 files and directories currently installed.)
    Removing winehq-stable (2.0.3~artful) …
    Selecting previously unselected package winehq-devel.
    (Reading database … 178322 files and directories currently installed.)
    Preparing to unpack …/winehq-devel_3.0~rc1~artful_amd64.deb …
    Unpacking winehq-devel (3.0~rc1~artful) …
    Preparing to unpack …/libsane1_1.0.27-1~experimental2ubuntu2.1_i386.deb …
    Unpacking libsane1:i386 (1.0.27-1~experimental2ubuntu2.1) …
    dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libsane1_1.0.27-1~experimental2ubuntu2.1_i386.deb (–unpack):
    trying to overwrite shared ‘/lib/udev/hwdb.d/20-sane.hwdb’, which is different from other instances of package libsane1:i386
    dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    /var/cache/apt/archives/libsane1_1.0.27-1~experimental2ubuntu2.1_i386.deb
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

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