Wine 1.7.10 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu Linux Mint

Last updated: January 4, 2014

The latest Wine development 1.7.10 now is available. This release extended IPX protocol support, implemented AVI compressor, and fixed Microsoft Office 2013 installer crash issue and more.

Wine 1.7.10 ChangeLog:

  • Window maximization in the Mac driver.
  • AVI compressor implementation.
  • Thread local storage support in dynamically loaded libraries.
  • Beginnings of a Task Scheduler implementation.
  • Extended IPX protocol support.
  • Fixed below bugs:

  • Dungeon Keeper Gold not starting
  • Garmin MapSource 6.x crashes during attempt to communicate with GPS device
  • AIM Pro fails to load ‘apExtCmp.dll’ (MSVCRT_ungetc write operation on read-only section/mapping)
  • lsTasks tool fails due to ITaskScheduler::SetTargetComputer stub
  • Jumpstart Mystery Club download manager doesn’t work
  • The Bat! Voyager fails to accept the master password
  • Multiple Realarcade installers fail on startup, complaining with COM/LUA scripting errors (need IFileSystem3::GetFolder method implementation)
  • ActiveX Control Pad installer hangs sometimes on exit; deadlock between LdrShutdownThread and TASK_ExitTask?
  • Using race07 server on wan crashes
  • Skype 4 MSI installer fails to start Skype.exe when finishing installation in Vista mode (missing TaskScheduler component)
  • Jasc Animation Shop 3.05 crashes on startup
  • Portable RDP 6 client fails on startup, claiming “An error occurred. Try to reconnect.” (MoleBox application virtualization scheme)
  • Newsbin 32 Bit Client crashes
  • Farscape: The Game crash at game launch
  • Shareaza 2.5.x Media Player refuses to play any media
  • MotorM4X crashes when running with virtual desktop
  • Segmentation fault when installing openmtb maps
  • 20dollars2surf app throws run-time error 445 while creating InternetExplorer.Application object
  • Blood Bowl Legendary Edition cannot be launched.
  • Muvee Reveal installer fails to extract its CABINET payload from embedded PE resource
  • Muvee Reveal crashes on startup (main assembly manifest parser failure)
  • Mobile Master: Crash at update
  • Google Music Manager installer fails to start
  • Corel Photo Downloader (Part of Corel MediaOne) crashes due to unimplemented function SHELL32.dll.SHCreateQueryCancelAutoPlayMoniker
  • makefile(3) : fatal error U1034: syntax error : separator missing
  • Visual C++ 2010 fails to install in 64-bit WINEPREFIX
  • Steam slow to redraw when dragging offscreen in virtual desktop
  • Freemake Video Converter: needs tasklist.exe
  • Anno 1602: Unhandled exception: divide by zero in 32-bit code
  • Microsoft Office 2013 full offline installer crashes on startup (TEB access with NULL TLS array pointer, failure to handle case where only late-bound modules have TLS directory)
  • Volvo The Game crashes when selecting competition mode
  • SPSS Legacy Viewer (SmartViewer 15) fails to install (“TempFolder” property reset by custom action)
  • GoldCoin shows assertion on startup (needs ntdll.NtQuerySemaphore implementation)
  • Visual Studio 2010 installer fails to install in 64-bit Windows XP WINEPREFIX (claims “Windows XP x64 Service Pack 2 is required”)
  • Keil uVision 3 IDE (PK51 version) crashes when coming out of hardware debug session
  • Gazillionaire stops drawing icons
  • MSVC 2012 C compiler ‘cl.exe’ fails/crashes (TLS not correctly initialised for explicitly-loaded DLLs)
  • Torch Browser needs USERENV.dll.GetAppliedGPOListW
  • Eve Online needs msvcp100.dll.?_Getname@_Locinfo@std@@QBEPBDXZ
  • oleacc:cannot find function DllGetClassObject
  • GoldCoin synchronization with network spams terminal with “fixme:winsock:convert_eai_u2w Unhandled unix EAI_xxx ret 0” messages
  • Multiple applications refuse to load or crash on startup (Nitro PDF Reader 3, Mozilla Firefox) (exception in builtin ‘msvcp100’ entry point if ‘msvcrt’ is not mapped)
  • HorzionX360: Unable to run installer
  • Mobile Master crashes on startup (array-index out of bounds for IFile_tid in scrrun get_typeinfo)
  • Star Wars – The Force Unleashed: launcher crash at start (better diagnostics for missing ‘lcms2’ support needed)
  • Missing folder icons when changing installation location in TreeSize Free installer
  • Multiple Realarcade installers fail on startup, complaining with COM/LUA scripting errors (need support for IFolder::get_SubFolders)
  • AMD Processor Driver 1.3.2.x installer has incorrect image and text placement
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    The Source is available now, the PPA will update soon and then you can run below commands one by one in terminal to install Wine 1.7.10 in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install wine1.7


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