Finally after 20 months of development effort , Wine team has released its new stable version “Wine 1.4”. It contains many new changes and bug fixes. Apart from this , it also started supporting many new applications like Microsoft Office 2010 .
- What’s new
- How to Install
What’s New :
There are many changes done in past two year . Let’s see one by one !!
- More Image Codecs are Implemented , Including support for TGA and CMYK.
- XML support is improved .
- Post Script Output quality is improved , particularly for bitmaps and paths .
- Rotated text works better for all output device types .
To read more about new stuffs in Wine 1.4 , go to Link.
How to install :
Currently Wine 1.4 is not available in PPA for Ubuntu 11.10,Lucid and Maverick users . But if you want to install in Ubuntu 11.10 , then go for Wine 1.4 Rc6 . For Ubuntu 12.04 users , wine 1.4 would be available in its repositories ( so there is no need of PPA in Ubuntu 12.04) .
To Install Wine 1.4 RC6 , Open the terminal and run the following commands :
1 <span style="color: #0000ff;">sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa </span>
1 <span style="color: #0000ff;">sudo apt-get update </span>
sudo apt-get install wine1.3