Wine has known more than one update this month and now it is updated to version 1.5.3. For Ubuntu users, Wine has become almost essential for testing and running Windows applications and games.

This latest release has these new features:

  • Improved support for built-in Internet Explorer (IE).
  • Many improvements for DirectMusic.
  • ARM code can now be displayed in the Wine debugger
  • Improved namespace support for MSXML.
  • More bug fixes.
You can get further details in this link. To install Wine 1.5.3 under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10 or older, run the following commands:

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wine1.5


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