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How to update Wine to the latest version?

The default version of Wine in Ubuntu 12.04 is 1.4. I would like to install the latest version of wine. I wonder how to do that? Thanks!

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marked as duplicate by Takkat, Anwar Shah, jokerdino, Mik, Tom Brossman Sep 23 '12 at 16:42

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Install latest Wine in Ubuntu via PPA. Open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.5
sudo apt-get install winetricks

Source : NoobsLabs

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Is 1.5 a stable version of wine? –  Tim Sep 23 '12 at 14:21
the stable version from WineHQ is Wine 1.4.1 –  penreturns Sep 23 '12 at 14:26
version 1.5 is still in beta –  Anwar Shah Sep 23 '12 at 14:56
yup its still in dev. –  penreturns Sep 23 '12 at 15:01

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