Wine 1.9.24 Released; Install Wine On Ubuntu 16.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 Systems

Wine 1.9.24 released. How to install Wine 1.9.24 (Stable) via PPA on Ubuntu 16.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 Systems. Using Wine, users can run Windows software on Ubuntu.

Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator”) is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.

Wine 1.9.24

Wine 1.9.24 brings support for unordered access views in Direct3D. It also brings some more improvements in HID support, alingwith various bug fixes and many fixes in the regression tests.

Bugs fixed in 1.9.24 (total 28):

33636 wine cmd: invalid behaviour of ‘&’ operator
35343 dialog windows are too large
35658 Anthem Room Correction 2 v1.0.1 reports ‘Unknown COM error 0x80004001’ (needs IAudioEndpointVolume::GetVolumeRange method implementation)
36115 cabinet/fdi tests show some valgrind warnings
38768 Stronghold 2 hangs when started.
39724 Need For Speed Underground 2 crashes after several minutes of playing
39734 ProtectDisc Driver 11: acedrv11.sys crashes
40366 Avatarika installer fails
40595 gdiplus:metafile test regression (test_frameunit)
40596 gdiplus:metafile test regression (test_nullframerect)
40695 Crash in Fallout New Vegas
40791 N-Ball editor shows only a blackscreen
40996 Deus Ex:Human Revolution fails to start when using DX11 renderer
41021 Zombie Army trilogy needs msvcr100.dll._fpieee_flt
41087 UE4 games (The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Redux, The Solus Project) crash while loading with “D3D11Query.cpp:139 # with error E_INVALIDARG”
41090 Multiple games (Starcraft 2, UE4 games) require vcruntime140.dll.__intrinsic_setjmp
41290 DirectShow applications: MP3 playback is broken if winegstreamer is disabled
41308 iconfig.exe needs [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]
41451 Motocross madness: missing names of players
41602 Videos do not play in Age of Empires
41640 add rx 480 into directx.c
41671 GOG Galaxy requires unimplemented function vcruntime140.dll.__std_terminate
41683 Gauntlet start background is corrupted.
41695 LeagueClient.exe Call to unimplemented function api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll.nearbyint
41705 Build fails in dpnet: redefinition of typedef ‘SOCKADDR’
41719 crypt32:store test regression in testRegStoreSavedCerts()
41721 hidtest.exe crashes on unimplemented function hid.dll.HidP_GetSpecificButtonCaps
41736 build error: configure detects udev only partly

Download Wine 1.9.24

The source is available from the following locations:

Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:

You can also get the current source directly from the git repository. Check for details.

Install Wine Stable 1.9.24

Before you begin to install Wine 1.9.24, please run the following command to uninstall and remove old Wine packages if installed:

sud apt-get update
sudo apt remove wine* && sudo apt autoremove

Once the older version of Wine is removed, add the new Wine PPA via these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/wine
sudo apt update
sudo apt install wine-stable

There is also another method to install WineHQ on Ubuntu Systems. This method is described by the official Wine team. If your system is 64 bit, enable 32 bit architecture (if you haven’t already):

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386

Now run the following commands to add the repository and install Wine:

sudo apt-get update
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wine/wine-builds
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install --install-recommends wine-staging
sudo apt-get install winehq-staging

That’s it. Wine is installed on Ubuntu System. Once installed, open Wine from Ubuntu Dash and use it.

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