A continuous cycle of Wine 1.3 development release, Wine 1.3.24 comes with important updates and D3DX9 functions enhancements for some games require Direct3D.
D3DX9 functions enhancements for many games require D3DX9 dll files for many games has been fixed with last development updates such as World of Goo and Crysis.
What’s New in Wine 1.3.24 Development Release
- Various DirectInput improvements.
- Support for line breaking in Uniscribe.
- More UI elements in builtin Shell Explorer.
- Some more D3DX9 functions.
- Improved support for shell known folders.
- Various bug fixes. check full bug fixes list for Wine 1.3.24 Here.
Install Wine 1.3.24 In Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.3
PPA not updated yet stay tuned
Also you can install it in Ubuntu and more various distributions using binary packages from Here.