Wine 1.5.6 has been released! PPA

Wine 1.5.6 has been released! PPA

Wine 1.5.6 has been released, this bi-weekly development release comes with an automatic installation of the Mono add-on package,  a control panel applet for joysticks, device bitmap rendering now done through the DIB engine, support for video rendering through DirectX (VMR-9), first steps towards a D3D shader compiler, build fixes for DragonFly BSD, and various bug fixes.

Install Wine 1.5.6

– For Ubuntu12.04 and LinuxMint13 use the following PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.5

– For other Linux distros, please download and install wine for your distro from the Following link.

  • tr3quart1sta

    Why should there be excitement with every new Wine release? Wine for me is a proof that there are tools from the Windows world, many Linux users still cannot live without. Shouldn’t it be the other way around, were a user would wish he could work with a pure Linux system? Sure, it’s a tool that gives you more options, but still…

  • Bill_Toulas

    Wine is a proof that the software development companies and the games development studios to be more precise, are following the appetite of the standard monopolistic strategies of Microsoft and the sane choice of supporting the most used platform, and almost all of them still develop only Windows versions of their applications/games. 
    Wine is simply the only way to deal with this. It may not be the ideal way, but right now it is the one and only…

  • Whatever

    And… Photoshop CS3 still not even close to working

  • AvicenaFathurahman

    you can download wine offline installer also other top rated apps for ubuntu 12.04 at

    you can request app too. just comment and i will share what i can ^_^