Wine 1.7.40 released with support for kernel, MSI patches

Wine 1.7.40 which was released a week ago, comes various bug fixes including support for for kernel job objects and MSI patches. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines.


Wine 1.7.40 changelog

  • Various fixes to the ListView control.
  • Better support for OOB data in Windows Sockets.
  • Support for DIB images in the OLE data cache.
  • Some fixes for ACL file permissions.
  • Various bug fixes.
    • Trine Demo fails to start without native d3dx9_36
    • InqScribe: Installed fine, but no output or UI response when running installed app
    • CDBurnerXP 3.0.x produces a “fail” message after choosing a mode
    • Multiple apps and games need wmvcore.dll.WMCreateReader implementation (Nail’d demo)
    • World Series of Poker crashes when starting up a game
    • SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive Classic Collection (Steam) crashes on startup
    • Playchess listview control is broken
    • Microsoft Visio 2007-2010 crashes on exit (unload of msctf component with ThreadMgr/CBT hook still aliv
    • epson stylus t13 installer problem: wine: Unimplemented function setupx.dll16.DiOpenClassRegKey
    • row-resize / col-resize cursor is wrong (Listview)
    • Wine64 seh:RtlUnwindEx error with c++ exception handling
    • Air Video Server HD 1.x crashes on startup (NULL SERVER_INFO_101.sv101_comment returned from NetSe rverG
    • valgrind shows some leaks in gdiplus/tests/image.c
    • comdlg32/itemdlg shows a ton of valgrind warnings
    • valgrind shows a possible leak in netapi32/tests/access.c
    • Total Commander 8.x: moving files between folders renders them inaccessible (SetNamedSecurityInfo)
    • valgrind shows an unintialized write in comdlg32/tests/itemdlg.c
    • Multiple applications/games from Windows 7 need slc.SLGetWindowsInformationDWORD semi-stub/impleme ntati
    • Can’t set a static crontrol’s text to empty by passing NULL pointer
    • Montezuma’s Revenge Remake fails with fatal error when quitting the game
    • Paint.NET 4.0.5 does not install: unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.QueryThreadCycleTime
    • Unreal Tournament 3 Black Edition installer fails after the language selection
    • user32:input right-clicks outside its windows
    • Worms World Party (w/SetCooperativeLevel workaround/hacks) and older versions of Worms Armageddon black
    • Myst Online Uru Live: too dark/missing textures
    • Playchess doesn’t install anymore
    • Header control fails to update/synchronize listview when columns order changes
    • Wrong pointer in icnsformat.c IcnsFrameEncode_WriteSource
    • winetricks xna31 fails

Install Wine 1.7.40 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/unstable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wine1.7
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