Wine 1.7.28 Released with DirectPlay Voice support

Wine 1.7.28 has been released and this release includes support for conditional compilation in JavaScript, Bidirectional text support in DirectWrite, Stubs for DirectPlay Voice support, including Excel 2010 Cant save or open files with Pivot Tables fix, and various bug fixes. See below for full list of bug fixes


Wine 1.7.28 update

  • (not a Wine bug) Multiple games using OpenAL freezes/crashes during the startup
  • FileMaker Pro 11: Text is upside down when builtin gdiplus is used
  • Irfan view – “Can’t paste image from clipboard !”
  • CDBurnerXP 3.0 desktop shortcut uses a generic wine glass icon
  • Action buttons in Lemmings could not be clicked
  • native dxdiag crashes with builtin quartz
  • Steam crashes using ALSA
  • QuickBooks Premier 2011 crash on start
  • Segfault when trying to run Direct3D or OpenGL apps
  • Built in IE – U-Haul dealer network Point of Sale page unusable
  • Rhapsody 4.0 crashes on startup
  • SolidWorks 2014 installer needs ieframe IWebBrowser2::Refresh2
  • ToDoList 6.9.b12 (MFC app) crashes when deleting a task
  • Multiple applications/games fail to start with WinVer set to ‘Windows 7’
  • Pale Moon Portable 24.7.x fails on startup, reporting “Couldn’t load XPCOM”
  • biet-o-matic 2.14.12: Crashes when past eBay item number with context menu (right click, past)
  • Baltie educational programming language does not run.
  • Different paper size enumerations between cloned printers
  • ApexDC fails to do file operations (file:FindFirstFileExW)
  • [Ubuntu 12.04][Wine.1.4.x/1.6.x] Steam – can’t purchase games due to an invalid SSL cerificate

Install Wine 1.7.28 on Ubuntu 14.04 & Ubuntu 14.10

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wine1.7

Install Wine 1.7.28 on Fedora and CentOS

sudo yum -y groupinstall 'Development Tools'

sudo yum -y install libX11-devel freetype-devel

wget -c

tar -xvf wine-1.7.28.tar.bz2

cd wine-1.7.28/

for 32bit


for 64bit

./configure --enable-win64


sudo make install
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