Wine 1.9.13 development release is now available to download and install for Linux users. This new release includes various bug fixes but since this is not a stable release, there may be some new bugs along the way.
If you are a Linux users, chances are very less that you have never heard of Wine. Wine is a Linux application that helps in running several Windows Application in Linux by translating Windows API calls into POSIX calls on the fly, eliminating the performance and memory issue. This is a popular tool which Linux users use to run Windows based games on Linux. Also, to install Adobe Photoshop cs6 in Linux. However, we as a open source enthusiasts will ask you to use Best Photoshop alternative for Linux.
What new in Wine 1.9.13 development release
- New version of Gecko engine based on Firefox 47
- More shader Model 5 support in Direct3D
- Unicode data updated to Unicode 9.0.0
- Improvements to GDI paths and metafiles
- More progress towards the Direct3D command stream
- And various bug fixes.
How to Install Wine 1.9.13 in Linux
Open terminal and type the following commands to install Wine in Linux Ubuntu.
Enable 32 bit architecture.
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
Add the repository and update package.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wine/wine-builds
sudo apt-get update
Install the development branch.
sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel
Enable 32 but package and install key which was used to sign packages:
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 wget https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/Release.key
sudo apt-key add Release.key
Next add the repository to /etc/apt/sources.list or create a *.list under /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ with the following content:
deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/debian/ DISTRO main
// replace DISTRO being either wheezy, jessie, stretch or sid
To avoid problems with missing dependencies, Wheezy users need to add the following to /etc/apt/sources.list if it's not already there.
deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/ oldstable main
update package and install Wine 1.9.13
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install winehq-devel
Add the repository
dnf config-manager --add-repo https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/fedora/23/winehq.repo
and type in the following command to install Wine 1.9.13
dnf install winehq-devel
Install key which was used to sign package:
sudo rpm --import Release.key
For Mageia 5 32-bit
sudo urpmi.addmedia "WineHQ 32-bit" https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/mageia/5/i586/
Mageia 5 64-bit
sudo urpmi.addmedia "WineHQ 64-bit" https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/mageia/5/x86_64/
Install package for development branch:
sudo urpmi.update -a
sudo urpmi winehq-devel
If you are using any other distribution, let me know in the comments how you installed it, and I will add it to this list.