Wine is an Open Source, command line and very popular software that allows users to install and run Microsoft Windows applications and games on Linux. It is easy to install and does not take much time.
You can install on Ubuntu 15.04 vivid Vervet, ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS), Debian and Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana via PPA.
Yesterday Wine 1.7.35 was announced. Wine 1.7.35 includes the following new features –
- Beginnings of support for OpenGL core contexts.
- Initial support for glyph placement in DirectWrite.
- Some more WBEM objects.
- Various bug fixes.
Wine 1.7.35 has a total of 56 bug fixes. For more detailed information go to the Wine announcement page.
Install Wine 1.7.35 in Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint
The official PPA is available to install Wine. Add the PPA and update the local repository, then install Wine.
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install -y wine1.7
After installation is completed, you can run Microsoft Windows-based software in your Linux distribution.