Wine has been updated to version 1.5.2. As a reminder, Wine is a software that allows  users to run Windows games and applications under Ubuntu or any other Linux-based system. Here are some of  the new features  in this latest release:

  • Naming scheme improved for audio devices.
  • Better support for Mac OS X fonts.
  • JPEG encoding support.
  • Numerous printing fixes.
  • URL cache Improvements.
  • Several bug fixes.

For full changes, check here.

Wine 1.5 Installation

To install Wine 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 11.10/12.04, open the terminal and issue these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

 sudo apt-get update

 sudo apt-get install wine1.5


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