Wine 1.8.5 with Nvidia GT 740M fix and many more

Wine 1.8.5 recently released primarily focuses on various bug fixes. This includes VMware shared folders network provider fails loading in MPR, Alien Shooter crashes often with access violation, SuperTux 0.3.5a crashes on startup etc.


Wine 1.8.5 Changelog

  • Windows Movie Maker 2.x needs ole32.dll.StgOpenPropStg
  • Microsoft Publisher 2007 and 2010 crash when opening documents/templates
  • Windows utility ‘relog.exe’ crashes on unimplemented function ‘pdh.dll.PdhGetLogFileTypeW’
  • PDF Factory 3.x/4.x installer fails to install printer drivers (winspool.SetPrinterW lacks support for level 8, global default printer settings)
  • CAPCOM games using gamepad start with axes X/Y pressed up/left
  • SmartMusic 20122014 crashes on startup (Core Audio adapter ‘PKEY_DeviceInterface_FriendlyName’ property not supported)
  • Photos opened in Nikon Capture NX 2.4 have inverted red and blue channel for displaying.
  • Word / Excel 2010: crash when clicked (2nd or 3rd times) on a link
  • Multiple games and applications crash on unimplemented function msvcr100.dll _crt_debugger_hook (ArchiCAD 16, Far Cry 4)
  • Borderlands (Steam) crashes on unimplemented function msvcr90.dll._crt_debugger_hook
  • can’t set text background color in richedit
  • “When Monster Strikes”, “The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Redux” require msvcr120.dll._set_FMA3_enable
  • and many more

Install Wine 1.8.5 on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04

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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