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 1.7.14 and this article will guide you to install Wine 1.7.14 stable release on your Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems.
What's New in Wine 1.7.14..?
- More Task Scheduler support.
- Improvements for AVI encoding support.
- More VisualBasic interfaces in MSXML.
- Support for deflate content encoding in Wininet.
- Some fixes for monochrome printers.
- Various bug fixes.
- Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc installer can't copy files
- Need for Speed Porsche 2000 doesn't see DX as installed
- MPLAB 7.52 starts with errors
- EDWinXP 1.50 trial version aborts after splash screen (IPicture DISPID_PICT_RENDER support missing)
- Help does not work in Office 2000
- Rise of Legends: CD2 is not recognized (wine eject/umount/remount doesn't work)
- AverTV installer for AverMedia AverTV Hybrid Volar HX crashes
- Europa Universalis: For the Glory; crashes on startup
- Starcraft II license screen - moving the mouse makes installer think you've read entire license
- can't read DivX 7.2 licence agreement
- OmniPage 17 installer fails to complete (hangs, heap corruption)
- MS Excel 2007: Excel hangs-up after closing solver
- MS Office 2000 programs crash when resizing windows
- iTunes 10.2.2 store homepage is black
- ego Pirates of the Carribean demo: psychadelic rendering artifacts 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