The Wine 2.22 development release is now available. Here’s how to install Wine 2.22 in Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
Wine 2.22 development release brings various improvements in ARM64 support, float audio formats with more than 2 channels in XAudio, fixes for DLL injection support and input methods improvements.
Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator”) is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, macOS, & BSD. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.
Wine development release 2.22
The Wine development release 2.22 is now available. Following are the new features and fixes in this release:
- Source selection dialog for scanners.
- Improvements in ARM64 support.
- Float audio formats with more than 2 channels in XAudio.
- Fixes for DLL injection support.
- Input methods improvements.
- Various bug fixes.
Bugs fixed in 2.22 (total 14):
- IE6 and IE4 have greenish toolbar icons
- Bedlam (indie game) renders 3D world upside down (DX11)
- The Witcher 3 intro videos don’t play
- Multiple apps and games using MS .NET Framework 4.x need api-ms-win-core-winrt-roparameterizediid
- l1-1-0.dll.RoGetParameterizedTypeInstanceIID (Mafia III, Daylight)
- rsaenh: Warning and notes while building (GCC 7.1.1)
- shell32: Warning and notes while building (GCC 7.1.1)
- wintrust: Warning and note while building (GCC 7.1.1)
- propsys: Warning and notes while building (GCC 7.1.1)
- Winamp’s associations setup window has broken check boxes appearance
- Skyrim can not load skse when upgrade to 2.18
- HeTeMuLu Creator: Can’t input some kanji characters properly.
- wineboot crashes with stack smashing on aarch64
- Bricscad v17 crashes on startup, needs ADVAPI32.dll.PerfStartProviderEx
- Wine-mono download dialog should say wine-mono, not Mono
Install Wine 2.22 in Ubuntu
Please note that before you install Wine, make sure that there is no previous Wine installation on your system, either from a package or from source.
Run the following commands to install Wine 2.22 in Ubuntu and Linux Mint Systems
sudo apt-get udpate
sudo apt-add-repository https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/
sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main'
wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/Release.key && sudo apt-key add Release.key
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel
Please note to change the Ubuntu version name in the following code line. See the word xenial and change it accordingly : sudo apt-add-repository ‘deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ xenial main’
Wine 2.0.3 is the latest stable release and Wine 2.22 is the latest development release. The source is available from the following locations:
Binary packages for various distributions will be available from: http://www.winehq.org/download You can also get the current source directly from the git repository. Check http://www.winehq.org/git for details.