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Wine 6.0 Released, Download Your Copy Now

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Wine 6.0 is now available.

Finally, A new stable version, Wine 6.0 is available for the download. Wine is a software that helps you to run many Windows based apps on Linux based operating systems.

Part of announcement made by Wine Team;

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 6.0
is now available.

This release represents a year of development effort and over 8,300
individual changes. It contains a large number of improvements that
are listed in the release notes below. The areas of major changes are:

  - Core modules in PE format.
  - Vulkan backend for WineD3D.
  - DirectShow and Media Foundation support.
  - Text console redesign.

This release is dedicated to the memory of Ken Thomases, who passed
away just before Christmas at the age of 51. Ken was an incredibly
brilliant developer, and the mastermind behind the macOS support in
Wine. We all miss his skills, his patience, and his dark sense of
humor.

Wine 6.0 Released, Download Your Copy Now

How To Install Wine 6.0 on Ubuntu based operating systems. You need to enable 32-bit support on Ubuntu system:

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386

Now, you need to add the official Wine repository key:

wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
sudo apt-key add winehq.key

Now, add the Wine repo:

For Ubuntu 20.10:

sudo add-apt-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ groovy main'

For Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:

sudo add-apt-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ focal main'

Now, you can easily install Wine 6.0 in your Ubuntu with the following commands:

sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable

 

Download Wine 6.0

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