Install Wine 2.0/1.8/1.7 in Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/17.04/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18/17/ and older version on Ubuntu 12.04/Mint 13

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.
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Changes in 2.0 release:
  • Bug fix update of the Mono engine.
  • Support for IDN name resolution.
  • Many more Shader Model 5 operations.
  • Still more fixes in the regression tests.
  • Support for unordered access views in Direct3D.
  • Many fixes in the regression tests.
  • Some more improvements in HID support.
  • Color font support in Direct2D.
  • More color formats in Direct3D.
  • Uninstallation fixes in MSI.
  • Initial implementation of bitmap rendering in Direct2D.
  • More WebServices implementation.
  • Support for lists in the RichEdit control.
  • System tray improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

Changes in 1.8 release:
  • A lot of NVidia cards added to the GPU description table.
  • Updates to the National Language Support files.
  • A few more cards added to the GPU description table.
  • DirectWrite is implemented, and works for a number of applications.
  • Bold glyphs can be synthesized for outline fonts.
  • Vertical text uses the Unicode data tables for more accurate character ranges support.
  • Character tables are based on version 8.0.0 of the Unicode Standard.
  • The built-in Wingdings font contains more glyphs.
  • PNG files can be encoded in interlaced mode.
  • Gamma information can be loaded from PNG files.
  • Animated GIFs are correctly supported in GdiPlus.
  • Small translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

Install Winehq 2.0.x via PPA in Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/17.04/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 18/17/13 open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

Install Winehq 1.8.x via PPA in Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18/17 open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

Install Winehq 1.7.x via PPA in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 17/13 open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

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