Wine, a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on Linux, reached 3.2 development release a day ago.
Wine 3.2 release highlights:
- Separate implementation of USER controls for ComCtl32 v6.
- Multisample texture support in Direct3D.
- Support for HID gamepads.
- More event support in MSHTML.
- Obsolete DOS code removed.
- A total of 34 bug-fixes to notepad++, Visual C++ 2010, MS Office 2010, and more.
How to Install Wine 3.2 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
If you got dependencies issue, install aptitude (
sudo apt-get install aptitude) and replace
apt-get in last command with
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.