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Windows compatibility layer Wine 7.9 is now available

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Wine is the compatibility layer that allows you to run games and applications developed for Windows - on Linux (plus also macOS and BSD). A new biweekly development release is out now with Wine 7.9. It's a major part of what makes up Steam Play Proton and enables a ton of games to work on the Steam Deck. Once a year or so, a new stable release is made.

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Wine Announcement - The Wine development release 7.9

  • WineHQ - Wine Announcement - The Wine development release 7.9 is now available.

    The Wine development release 7.9 is now available.

    What's new in this release:
    - Preliminary work towards PE conversion of macOS driver.
    - A number of fixes for test failures on Windows.
    - Various bug fixes.

    The source is available from the following locations:

    https://dl.winehq.org/wine/source/7.x/wine-7.9.tar.xz
    http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/wine/source/7.x/wine-7.9.tar.xz

    Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:

    https://www.winehq.org/download

    You will find documentation on https://www.winehq.org/documentation

    You can also get the current source directly from the git
    repository. Check https://www.winehq.org/git for details.

    Wine is available thanks to the work of many people. See the file
    AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list.

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