Install WineHQ 1.7.19 in Ubuntu 14.04

Run Windows applications in Ubuntu 14.04

WineHQ lets you run Windows applications on your Ubuntu 14.04 system. Here's how to install WineHQ 1.7.19 in Ubuntu 14.04.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wine1.7 winetricks

According to Noobs Lab:

Changes in this release:

New JSProxy DLL for automatic proxy configuration.

More OLE Accessible Object support.

Improvements to the XML writer.

Fixes for various memory issues found by Valgrind.

Initial headers for Direct2D support.

Improved OLE Accessible Object support.

Window sizing improvements in the Mac driver.

Fixes for various memory issues found by Valgrind.

A few more MSHTML functions.

Some DirectDraw cleanups.

Various bug fixes.

More at Noobs Lab

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