Wine Stable 7.0 Released! How to Install in Ubuntu 20.04 / Linux Mint 20

After a year of development, Wine, the software for running Windows apps on Linux finally released new stable 7.0 version with over 9,100 individual changes. What’s New in Wine 7.0: In Wine 7.0, most modules have been converted to PE format (Portable Executable, the Windows binary format) instead of ELF. This helps various copy protection… Continue reading Wine Stable 7.0 Released! How to Install in Ubuntu 20.04 / Linux Mint 20

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The RC1 Release of Next Major Wine 7.0 is Out [How to Install in Ubuntu]

The first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 7.0 was released a few days ago. Here’s what’s new and how to install it in Ubuntu. Wine is a free open-source software allows to run Windows apps in Linux, macOS and BSD. The latest development release now is Wine 7.0 RC1 that features: Reimplementation of the… Continue reading The RC1 Release of Next Major Wine 7.0 is Out [How to Install in Ubuntu]

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Wine 6.20 Released with Ubuntu 21.10 Support, Here’s how to Install

By releasing Wine 6.20, Wine now provides the packages for Ubuntu 21.10 in its official repository. Wine is a free open-source software allows to run Windows apps in Linux, macOS and BSD. The latest development release now is Wine 6.20 that features: MSXml, XAudio, DInput and a few other modules converted to PE. A few… Continue reading Wine 6.20 Released with Ubuntu 21.10 Support, Here’s how to Install

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Wine 6.15 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 20.04/21.04/18.04

Wine, the free compatibility layer to run Windows apps on Linux, released v6.15 as the latest development version. According to the release note, Wine 6.15 comes with following changes: WinSock (WS2_32) library converted to PE. Support for performance data in the registry. More 32->64-bit thunks for NTDLL calls. Improved floating point status handling in the… Continue reading Wine 6.15 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 20.04/21.04/18.04

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Wine Development 6.11 Released with Theming Support [Howto Install]

A new development release of the free open-source implementation to run Windows apps on Linux, Wine 6.11 is out! The release introduced theming support in all builtin programs. As well, it features all remaining CRT math functions imported from Musl; MP3 support requires libmpg123 also on macOS; and support for codepage 720 (Arabic). Also, there… Continue reading Wine Development 6.11 Released with Theming Support [Howto Install]