Wine 1.9.14 Dev released with GDI improvement

Wine 1.9.14 Dev recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is more Shader Model 5 support in Direct3D; Some more write support in WebServices; Performance improvements in GDI; Some more progress towards the Direct3D command stream and various bug fixes.


Wine 1.9.14 Dev Changelog

  • Control ” has no parent window in ExpressQuantumGrid
  • Kingsoft Office 2012 can’t read it’s default file
  • System Tray Icons Not Appearing In Mac System Tray
  • AveraSell 4.3.8 crashes after login (heap corruption)
  • Kingsoft Office 2012 Free: Crashes almost immediately after full load
  • Shattered Horizon requires d3dx10_43.dll.D3DX10CompileFromMemory
  • OPML Editor crashes
  • Spellforce Platinium edition – graphical bug – black columns come out of the ground
  • COD4 is missing textures
  • Skype for windows doesn’t work (needs ndis.sys.NdisSystemProcessorCount)
  • Crashes after start of application Vermoegensbilanz and accepting license terms
  • Multiple games (Fallout 4 and Unreal Engine 4 games) need d3d11_device_CreateUnorderedAccessView
  • Warcraft 3: minimizes when clicking on the bottom
  • Multiple 64-bit Unreal Engine 4 games crash at start (Direct3DDevice CheckFeatureSupport(D3D11_FEATURE_THREADING,&ThreadingSupport,sizeof(ThreadingSupport)) failed)
  • Conflict between kVK_RightCommand and macOS 10.12 Sierra in carbon framework
  • Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate no sound during gameplay (except cutscenes)
  • macOS 10.12 Build Failure in winspool.drv with cupsGetPPD
  • Guitar Rig 5 Crashes On Load (needs msvcr120.dll.fegetenv)
  • Flame in the flood needs depth-stencil support for R16_TYPELESS
  • webservices error: redefinition of typedef ‘WS_XML_NODE_POSITION’

Install Wine 1.9.14 Dev on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), Ubuntu 15.04(Vivid Vervet), Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install --install-recommends wine-staging

sudo apt-get install winehq-staging

Remove Wine:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

sudo ppa-purge ppa:wine/wine-builds
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