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.