Wine team announces the release of Wine 1.5, this release comes with many improvements and bug fix.

The New features available in the latest release inculde
  • New version of the Gecko engine.
  • Partial support for using the Trash on Mac OS X.
  • Support for path gradients in GdiPlus.
  • Various MSXML improvements.
  • Fixes to 64-bit exception handling.
  • Various bug fixes.
For the complete change log read the announcement page.

Wine is a free and open source software application that aims to allow computer programs written for Microsoft Windows to run on Unix-like operating systems.

Installation of Wine on Ubuntu and Ubuntu derivatives

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

  • sudo apt-get update 

  • sudo apt-get install wine1.3