Install WineHQ 1.7.20 in Ubuntu 14.04

Add WineHQ 1.7.20 to your Ubuntu 14.04 system

By , ITworld |  Software, Linux, Ubuntu

WineHQ 1.7.20 lets you run Windows applications in Linux. Here's how you can install it 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:

X11 drag & drop fixes.
A few more C/C++ runtime functions.
Fixes for various memory issues found by Valgrind.
Some OLE storage fixes.
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.

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