Archives For November 30, 1999

The Wine team finally released the stable version of Wine 1.6. This release represents 16 months of development effort and around 10,000 individual changes. The main highlights are the new Mac driver, the full support for window transparency, and the new Mono package for .NET applications support.

It also contains a lot of improvements across the board, as well as support for many new applications and games. See the release notes for a summary of the major changes.

Objectives:

  • Install Wine 1.6 Final release on Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
  • Enjoy!

The source is available from the following links:

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/wine/wine-1.6.tar.bz2
http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/wine/source/1.6/wine-1.6.tar.bz2

The ppa is available for Ubuntu and Linux Mint users, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open a terminal window:

Open Terminal to run commands

Run command to add the Wine Team PPA repository:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

Update package lists and install wine 1.6:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install wine1.6

Enjoy!