For those who are sticking to Wine 1.8 stable series, Wine 1.8.5 has been released a few hours ago as the latest.
According to the official announcement, Wine 1.8.5 does not bring any new feature. However, there are a total of 85 bug-fixes affect Windows Movie Maker 2.x, Microsoft Publisher 2007/2010, CAPCOM games, 3DMark03, Unreal Tournament 3, GOG Galaxy, and other software.
How to install Wine 1.8.5 in Ubuntu:
While winehq offers only the latest development Ubuntu binaries, for those who want to install Wine 1.8 stable, there’s an unofficial PPA for Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, and Ubuntu 12.04.
1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/unstable
Type in your password when prompts and hit Enter
2. Then upgrade from a previous Wine 1.8 series using Software Updater.
Or just run the commands below one by one in terminal:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install wine1.8
Uninstall Wine 1.8:
To uninstall this software, open terminal and run command:
sudo apt remove wine && sudo apt autoremove
And the PPA repository can be removed via System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.