Install Wine 1.7.1 in Linux Mint 16 Petra

Add Wine 1.7.1 to your Linux Mint 16 computer

By , ITworld |  Software, install wine 1.7.1 in linux mint 16 petra

Here's how you can install Wine 1.7.1 in Linux Mint 16 Petra.

1. Open a terminal window.

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

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:joe-yasi/yasi
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.7 winetricks

Wine 1.7.1 Changes
Here's a list of changes in this version of Wine:

- Support for keyed event objects.
- Support for the "init once" synchronization mechanism.
- Activation context support for DLLs, typelibs, and COM classes.
- Support for loading 32-bit typelibs on 64-bit.
- Various Mac driver fixes.
- Some fixes for serial port devices.
- Various bug fixes.

Additional Resources for Wine 1.7.1
Wine HQ Site
Wine 1.7.1 Changelog
Wine Forums

Wine 1.7.1 for Linux Mint 16 Petra
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