The Wine development release 1.3.30 is now available. Wine lets you run Windows software on other operating systems. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows.
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
DirectSound reimplemented on top of MMDevAPI.
Support for StretchBlt in the DIB engine.
User interface improvements in HTML help.
Some MSXML fixes.
Performance improvements in cmd.
Various bug fixes.