Wine 3.1, the first development release towards the next Wine 4.0 stable, was released released a few days ago.
Wine 3.1 features:
- Kerberos authentication support.
- Window class redirection for Common Controls 6.
- Support for X11 ARGB visuals.
- DOSBox required for running DOS executables.
Also there are 29 bug-fixes range from fixing Qt5 applications to Grand Theft Auto V issues to Doom 4 / DOOM 2016 problems and other gaming issues.
How to Install Wine 3.1 in Ubuntu:
For Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, 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
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
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.