Install Wine 1.7.48 recently released

Wine 1.7.48 recently released, comes various bug fixes including new features which includes, Fleshed out OpenMP implementation, I/O stream support in the MSVCIRT C++ runtime, Support for pixel snapping in DirectWrite, More support for OpenGL core contexts.


Wine 1.7.48 changelog

  • Quake III Arena installer: Text area is scrolled at the bottom, and all text is selected
  • Chernobyl terrorist attack demo crashes on start
  • Tesla: The Weather Man demo: movement keys not working (GetKeyState should fallback to GetAsyncKeyState for threads without message queue)
  • Crash bug after finishing conversion in FormatFactory
  • Multiple games and applications crash on unimplemented function vcomp.dll._vcomp_fork (Gothic 3 demo, NeXTA)
  • Multiple games need d3dx9_36.dll.D3DXComputeTangentFrameEx (Starlaxis, Chernobyl Terrorist Attack Demo, The Endless Forest 3)
  • P2kCommander v6.0.0 crashes on startup (Wine’s ungif reports app .gif image as broken)
  • DirectX11 games need d3d11.dll.D3D11CreateDeviceAndSwapChain (ARMA III Alpha, Strike Suit Zero, Stalker CoP, Perspective)
  • iexplore.exe crash when logging in to
  • Sid Meier’s Railroads Demo crashes on startup
  • EssentialPIM: Bold text not rendering correctly
  • Achtung die Kurve: Game doesn’t start
  • Notepad corrupts files saved as utf-8 without a byte order mark (BOM)
  • Gtk+/Pango based applications have ugly font rendering or crash on startup
  • and lots more

Install Wine 1.7.48 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/unstable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install
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