Wine ("WINdows Emulator", aka "Wine Is Not an Emulator") and it is the Free and Open source utility that is used to run applications designed for Windows OS on Linux/Unix platform. Wine comes with a software library Winelib that lets the coders to compile Windows applications on Linux/Unix platform. Wine has now reached it's latest stable version- Wine 1.7.12 and this article will guide you to install Wine 1.7.12 stable release on your Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems.
What's New in Wine 1.7.12..?
- Initial support for Window Media Player interfaces.
- Some more Task Scheduler support.
- Various C++ runtime fixes.
- More dlls with ugly names for Windows 8 API set support.
- Various bug fixes.
- Capitalism II [ DirectDraw - Missing Surface_Lock ]
- USB serial ports do not work
- Ugly skins in FIFA08
- Cannot install Football Manager 2008 (FM08)
- Photoshop CS2: complains "Please log in using an account with administrator privileges and try again"
- Eudora 188.8.131.52 can't open attachments
- Last Half of darkness Shadows of The Servants runs slow
- Having CPU switch frequency dynamically (powersave daemon), Prince of Persia (potentially more apps?) runs way too fast
- Add support for more than one back buffer
- FlightGear does not display 3d models
- S103 main window does not redraw after activity is finished
- Photoshop CS4 error in automate/merge HDR and photomerge
- Sherlock Holmes vs Jack the Ripper DEMO (CZ): Crash when closing the game
- Dragon Age: DLC tabs are all empty and many more...
InstallationAdd the PPA.
Update the local repository.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
Install the package.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.7