The Wine development release 1.3.29 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. Other platforms may benefit as well.
To install Wine open a terminal window (press SuperKey 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 updating your system.
What’s new in this release:
– Extensive support for VBScript.
– Various improvements to the calendar common control.
– A number of XRender fixes and optimizations.
– Several new functions in the MSVCP runtime.
– A number of audio fixes.
– DirectDraw cleanups.
– Various bug fixes.