Last updated on January 25th, 2019
Wine 3.11, a new development release of the open-source compatibility layer to allow Windows programs to run on Unix/Linux, was announced a day ago.
Wine 3.11 features:
- More debugger support for Wow64 processes.
- Support for sha256/sha384 hashes in ECDSA signatures.
- Better reporting of hyper-threaded CPUs.
- Improvements to the standard Task Dialog.
- A total of 12 bug fixes.
How to Install Wine 3.11 in Ubuntu:
Wine’s apt repository has made then new release packages for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and Ubuntu 18.04.
Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching ‘terminal’ from app launcher. When it opens, run following commands one by one to and the repository and install Wine:
1. Add the official wine repository via command:
sudo apt-add-repository https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/
For Linux Mint 18.x, run below command instead to add the repository:
sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main'
2. Download and install the GPG keyring via command:
wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key; sudo apt-key add winehq.key
3. Finally update and install the latest Wine development 3.11:
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.