Wine makes it possible to run Windows programs alongside any Unix-like operating system, particularly Linux. Wine is an implementation of the Windows Application Programing Interface (API) library, acting as a bridge between the Windows program and Linux.
When a Windows program tries to perform a function, Wine will translate that program’s instruction and make it suitable for linux. The Wine development release 1.7.35 is now available.
New features in this release:
– Beginnings of support for OpenGL core contexts.
– Initial support for glyph placement in DirectWrite.
– Some more WBEM objects.
– Various bug fixes. Continue reading…