Wine has been updated to version 1.5.4 which comes with some more new features and bug fixes. Wine is an application that allows users to run software and games built for Windows in a Linux based-system, but with lower performance. Here are some of the new changes in this latest release:

  • New DirectSound Resampler
  • Negotiate Authentication Provider
  • Adding OpenGL Support For The DIB Engine
  • Support for .NET Mixed Assemblies
  • Many Bug Fixes, etc.
For full changelog, check this page. We will help you install Wine 1.5.4 under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10.

Wine 1.5.4 Installation

Start 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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