Install Bleeding Edge Wine

Fortunately winehq maintains an ubuntu repo that contains deb packages of latest wine development releases. Presently the latest version is 1.1.4. This latest version contains cutting edge DirectX support and other improvements. Make a note that these deb packages may not be properly tested and you may face occasional breakage in functionality of wine.

Installation

Execute following command to add apt trust keys.

wget -q http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt/387EE263.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Execute following command to add new wine repository.

sudo wget http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt/sources.list.d/hardy.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/winehq.list

Update apt sources.

sudo apt-get update

Now if wine is already installed then do an upgrade

sudo apt-get -y upgrade

Other wise install wine

sudo apt-get -y install wine

Check wine version by issuing following command.

wine --version

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