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Vineyard

Vineyard is a collection of tools you can use as a replacement for Wine's default configuration tool, designed to make it easier to manage Wine. Read more about it: Configure Wine With Vineyard [Version 0.1.5 Beta, Released]

Vineyard got a new testing PPA which you can use to stay up to date with the latest 0.1.5 beta builds (which are released quite frequently). To add the PPA (packages available for Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 and 10.10) and install Vineyard, use the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cybolic/vineyard-testing
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get remove python-wine vineyard
sudo apt-get install python-wine vineyard

The removal of Vineyard and python-wine is required if you've installed Vineyard 0.1.5 beta by downloading the .deb files from its website (that's why the above instructions include a "remove" command) - although the Vineyard version in the PPA is newer, the actual version number is lower so you have to remove the old packages to be able to install and stay up to date with the latest Vineyard beta builds from this PPA.

Once installed, you can access Vineyard by going to System > Preferences > Windows Applications.


If you're worried about using a "testing" PPA, remember that Christian Dannie Storgaard, the Vineyard developer, said that the latest Vineyard 0.1.5 beta is more stable than the version available in the "stable" PPA.
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