Wine 1.5 has been released! PPA Ubuntu

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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