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.
Previously Winehq has released latest version of wine 1.5.11. This version is available on ppa and also sources are available.
What's new in this release (see below for details):
- Multi-channel support in the ALSA driver.
- Removal of the big X11 lock.
- Support for pair positioning adjustments in Uniscribe.
- More I/O stream implementations in the C++ runtime.
- Various bug fixes.
The source is available from the following locations:
Installation of WineHQ on Ubuntu or linux Mint, open Terminal and enter commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.5