Wine is an open source software designed to run Microsoft Windows applications in Linux environment. Wine comes with a library Winelib which helps developers to compile their application to run Unix like systems.
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What’s new in Wine 1.7.36
- Some preliminary 64-bit support for Mac OS X.
- Support for configuring speakers in Winecfg.
- Improved support for Mac OS X Trash folder.
- Support for typographic features in DirectWrite.
- A total of 44 bug fixes. For more details see changelog.
How to Install Wine
Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, elementary
Installation via Terminal
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.7
- Type Wine in dash. Click the launcher icon.
- For Gnome, go to Applications -> Wine
Troubleshooting and Support
If you face any issues while installing or using Wine, you may drop a note using comment section at the end of this article, Or you can post your query in any of the support channels mentioned below.
- Online Forum: Official Forum
- Generic Ubuntu Forum: Ask Ubuntu | ubuntuforums.org