The Wine team has released Wine 1.4, a new version with major improvements. This popular application allows users to run Microsoft Windows games and programs under a Linux-based system.
Wine 1.4 brings more new features and improvements in terms of performance, graphics and compatibility. Here are some of the major new features for Wine 1.4:
- New DIB Graphics Engine
- Redesigned Audio Stack
- Character Shaping & Bidirectional Text Support
- Many Bug Fixes
- More Support For New Applications (Microsoft Office 2010, for example), etc.
Commands for Ubuntu (11.10/12.04/11.04 or older):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.3
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