WINE 5.11 updates the Mono engine to version 5.1.0 and removes obsolete architectures

WINE 5.11

As every two weeks since their model or update frequency changed, the "Wine Is Not An Emulator" developer team has released WINE 5.11. V5.10 of this "non-emulation" software for Windows applications on systems such as Linux-based I arrive with new features such as a new Unix library for NTDLL, but also to correct many bugs. WINE 5.11 also introduces many changes, but in the most outstanding news they only speak of the usual 5-6.

Of the 5 notable new features they mention, in addition to the sixth that talks about bug fixes, the one that perhaps stands out the most is the first one: WINE's Mono engine has been updated to version 5.1.0, which includes support for the WpfGfx library. Regarding bug fixes, they have introduced a total of 57, but this update has introduced a total of 348 changes. What you have below is the list of the most outstanding novelties that appear in the release note.

WINE 5.11 highlights

  • The Mono engine has been updated to v5.1.0, with support for the WpfGfx library.
  • More work on the separate Unix library for NTDLL.
  • Beginnings of a NetIO kernel driver implementation.
  • Initial support for the Print Ticket API.
  • Elimination of the obsolete 32-bit PowerPC architecture.
  • Various bug fixes

Interested users can now install WINE 5.11 from its source code, available in this y this other link, or from binaries that can be downloaded from here. In the last link there is also information to add the official project repository to receive this and other future updates as soon as they are ready for systems like Ubuntu / Debian or Fedora, but also for Android and macOS.

Yes, as before, there are no surprises, the next version will be WINE 5.12. The next friday, july 3 and among its novelties, it is expected that they will continue to improve the implementation of the NetIO kernel driver and several hundred other minor changes.

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