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Wine 1.6-rc5 Release Candidate Was Published Today

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Published on 12 July 2013 03:32 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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The fifth release candidate of the feature-rich Wine 1.6 for running Windows applications on Linux and other operating systems is now available.

Having been in a code freeze since the first release candidate in early June, the RC5 release today just contains bug-fixes.

For those not yet briefed on the Wine 1.6 changes, there's lots of new features that were incorporated in the Wine 1.5 development series over the past year.

There were 54 bugs fixed in Wine 1.6-rc5 and they are documented at WineHQ.org.

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