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Wine 1.8.7 Is the Last Update in the Series, Users Should Upgrade to Wine 2.0

Feb 28, 2017, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

Before we dive ourselves into the changes implemented in Wine 1.8.7, you should be aware of the fact that if you're still using the Wine 1.8.x series of your GNU/Linux operating system, it is highly recommended that you prepare to upgrade to the new Wine 2.0 release (not Wine 2.1 or 2.2 because those are development releases). With that being said, Wine 1.8.7 appears to be a hefty point release that contains a total of 38 bug fixes for various Windows apps and games. It also introduces a bunch of graphics cards to the GPU description table so that they can be recognized, such as AMD Radeon R9 285, and updates the Turkish language translation.

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