Wine 1.5 has been released! PPA Ubuntu

Announced today by wine team the release of Wine 1.5, this release comes with many improvements and bug fix.

What’s new in Wine 1.5?

  • New version of the Gecko engine.
  • Partial support for using the Trash on Mac OS X.
  • Support for path gradients in GdiPlus.
  • Various MSXML improvements.
  • Fixes to 64-bit exception handling.
  • Various bug fixes.

For the complete change log read the announcement page.

Installation of Wine on Ubuntu and LinuxMint

For Ubuntu and LinuxMint use the following PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.3

For other Linux distributions, check the download page for your distribution.

Download Wine 1.5.0

  • Alius Panfilovas

    No updates found, still wine 1.4

  • blue bullet

    Same here.  Must be jumping the gun.

  • Newbie013

     the code for compile i’s ready but this not stable


    Wine 1.4



    Wine 1.5.0


  • Lars Rune Nøstdal

    Uh, this is nonsense. The article installs wine 1.3 and the PPA repository doesn’t have 1.5 yet (as of 26 March 2012).

  • Luu Huynh Viet Van

    I think it should be
    sudo apt-get install wine1.5 :)

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