Install Wine 1.5.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10/11.04/Linux Mint

Wine lets you run Windows software on other operating systems. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows.
Wine enables Linux, Mac, FreeBSD, and Solaris users to run Windows applications without a copy of Microsoft Windows. Wine is free software under constant development. Other platforms may benefit as well.
winehq ubuntu
What's new in this release:
  • Automatic installation of the Mono add-on package.
  • Control panel applet for joysticks.
  • Device bitmap rendering now done through the DIB engine.
  • Support for video rendering through DirectX (VMR-9).
  • First steps towards a D3D shader compiler.
  • Build fixes for DragonFly BSD.
  • Various bug fixes.

Install Winehq in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
Here you can download source of Wine 1.5.6 for other Distro's from Source Forge.
Check announcement of Wine 1.5.6 version.
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