Monday, August 31, 2015

Wine 1.7.50 released with Direct3D 11 implementation, Ubuntu, Linux Mint

Wine 1.7.50 released with Direct3D 11 implementation, Ubuntu, Linux Mint.

Wine 1.7.50 now comes with a new version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 40, with first steps towards Direct3D 11 implementation, better font matching in DirectWrite, support for OpenMP on ARM platforms and various bug fixes.

Source WineHq Homepage.

Wine 1.7.50 changelog
  • Iriver Plus 3 fails to start due to missing msvcirt.dll ?sh_read@filebuf@@2HB export
  • PowerPoint 2007 insensitive to changes in screen resolution
  • MPLAB IDE v8.60 toolbars getting reorganised every time when the window minimized and restored
  • Multiple games crashes on unimplemented function vcomp.dll.omp_init_lock (Risen, Hearts of Iron III demo)
  • zenilib applications: crash when attempting to use d3dx9 for rendering
  • Drag and Drop: Duplicate entries in winamp playlist window
  • not able to click anything on Star Wars Republic Commando launcher
  • Lotus Approach from Lotus Smartsuite 9.8 crashes on startup (OLE compound document files v3 may contain junk in high part of size)
  • Hospital Tycoon crashes after the intro videos with built-in d3dx9_36
  • Tabs are rendered as a rectangle in license text of Quake III Arena demo installer
  • and many more

To install Winehq just run the following commands via your systems Terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/unstable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install

That's it EnJoY.

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