Wine 4.14 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 18.04

The new development release Wine 4.14 was released today. The official apt repository has made the packages for Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 19.04. Wine 4.14 release highlights: New version of the Mono engine with upstream updates. PE dlls no longer rely on the MinGW runtime. Exception handling fixes on ARM64. Various bug fixes. How to… Continue reading Wine 4.14 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 18.04

How to Install Wine Devel 4.8 in Ubuntu 19.04 / 18.04

The new development release Wine 4.8 was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 19.04 and fix unmet dependencies issue. Wine 4.8 release highlights: Support building most programs in PE format. Unicode data updated to Unicode 12.0. Support for MSI patch files. Default to non-PIC builds on i386. Joystick support… Continue reading How to Install Wine Devel 4.8 in Ubuntu 19.04 / 18.04

Wine 3.17 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu

Last updated on January 25th, 2019 Wine 3.17, a new development release of the open-source compatibility layer to allow Windows programs to run on Unix/Linux, was release yesterday with some improvements and various bug-fixes. Wine 3.17 release highlights: Improved Shell Autocomplete support. More implementation of OPC Services. Improvements to the Pager common control. Various bug… Continue reading Wine 3.17 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu

Wine 3.14 Released with DXTn Texture Decompression Support

Last updated on January 25th, 2019 Wine, the open-source compatibility layer to allow Windows programs to run on Unix/Linux, reached 3.14 development release a day ago with new features and various bug-fixes. According to the announcement, Wine 3.14 features: Support for DXTn texture decompression. Deferral support for MSI install actions. Support for Japanese keyboard in… Continue reading Wine 3.14 Released with DXTn Texture Decompression Support

Wine 3.2 Released with HID Gamepads Support

Last updated on January 25th, 2019 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… Continue reading Wine 3.2 Released with HID Gamepads Support