The Wine development release 1.3.26 is now available. Wine enables Linux, Mac, FreeBSD, and Solaris users to run Windows applications without a copy of Microsoft Windows. Wine is free software under constant development.
To install Wine open a terminal window (press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy+paste the following lines:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.3
If you already have Wine and the ppa installed Wine will be updated to the latest version when running a system update.
What’s new in this release:
Various improvements to the builtin Internet Explorer.
Support for Get/SetDIBits in the DIB engine.
Support for enhanced metafiles in the View tool.
Many improvements in WinHTTP.
A number of fixes to the COM stubless marshaller.
Improved mechanism for DLL registrations.
Various bug fixes.