Wine 1.7.35 Added Support for OpenGL Core Contexts, How to Upgrade in Ubuntu

Wine 1.7.35, the latest development version of Wine for running Windows applications in Linux, was released a few hours ago. The 1.7.35 release brings support for OpenGL core contexts, initial support for glyph placement in DirectWrite, and adds more WBEM objects. Also a total of 56 bugs has been fixed in this release. Source code… Continue reading Wine 1.7.35 Added Support for OpenGL Core Contexts, How to Upgrade in Ubuntu

How to Install The Latest Wine Release in Ubuntu 12.04

The official Wine PPA has stopped updating for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Since it still provides Wine 1.7.18, the latest development release has reached Wine 1.7.34. Thanks to Rico Tzschichholz, a member from Gnome3 Team PPA has made the Wine 1.7.34 into PPA available for Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 15.04. To add… Continue reading How to Install The Latest Wine Release in Ubuntu 12.04

Wine 1.7.34 Released, How to Upgrade in Ubuntu 14.04

The development version of Wine has reached the 1.7.34 release. Now it supports surround sound with DirectSound. Besides that, Wine 1.7.34 brings: Better text run support in DirectWrite. Many HTML engine fixes. More support for WBEM objects. A few more C/C++ runtime functions. And there are totally 63 bug fixes in this release: avifil32 limits… Continue reading Wine 1.7.34 Released, How to Upgrade in Ubuntu 14.04

How to Install / Upgrade to Wine 1.7.20 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

  The Wine development release 1.7.20 was released a few hours ago on June 13, 2014. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu 12.04. Wine is a free and open source software that aims to allow applications designed for Microsoft Windows to run on Linux, Mac, FreeBSD, and Solaris. The… Continue reading How to Install / Upgrade to Wine 1.7.20 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Wine 1.7.12 Add Initial Support for Window Media Player Interfaces

The Wine development release 1.7.12 is now available. According to the changelog, this release brings initial support for Window Media Player interfaces, some more Task Scheduler support, various C++ runtime fixes, and more dlls with ugly names for Windows 8 API set support. As well as that, Wine 1.7.12 fixed totally 89 bugs. See the… Continue reading Wine 1.7.12 Add Initial Support for Window Media Player Interfaces