Installing Wine 1.6 on Ubuntu 10.04

Wine 1.6 is not latest version for Ubuntu 10.04, but you can install it by compiling the source code and it works perfectly. See demo here. To install Wine 1.6 follow the instructions. Optional : Wine Team recommend you to uninstall previous Wine versions when installing a compiled version. But its optional. If the Wine 1.6 fails you can uninstall 1.6 and use the old version. Steps : Download the Wine 1.6 Source Code from here.

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NFS Most Wanted running on Wine 1.6

These are the screenshots of Need For Speed Most Wanted running in Wine 1.6 on Ubuntu 10.04.

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Wine 1.6 is released with 10,000 changes

After 16 months of development, Wine version 1.6 has been officially released by the Wine Team. Wine is the Windows Program emulator for Linux and Mac. You can download the source files from here. You can only get the source files now. Binary packages are in the process of being built. If it’s been build you can download the Wine 1.6 version from here. What’s New ? New User Interface Networking capabilities Support for Windows Transparency Graphics improved JoyStick Installing Mono package for .

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Revert back to normal resolution after running a fullscreen app in Wine

While running a fullscreen app in Wine such as games, you might not get the screen resolution back after you close the app. It’s because Linux won’t automatically change it’s resolution like Windows. But you could if you run a simple file in terminal. Here is how you could do it. Create a file named normal.sh in your Desktop with the following contents: #!/bin/bash xrandr -s 0 Save it on a place where you can open it easily.

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