Wine 1.7.41 released with more support for kernel job objects

Wine 1.7.41 which was released, comes various bug fixes including support for for kernel job objects, more Known Folders supported in the shell, MSI patches improvements. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines.

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Wine 1.7.41 changelog

  • WinRar doesn’t fully utilize CPU cores in the multithreaded (SMP) mode
  • DirectPlay8 requires some IP_ADAPTER_UNICAST_ADDRESS parameters to be correct in GetAdaptersAddresses
  • Network game in Heroes 3 doesn’t work
  • Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns 1.0x crashes on pressing ‘Multiplayer’ -> ‘Show Games’
  • valgrind shows an uninitialized value in comdlg32/tests/itemdlg.ok, update_layout()
  • shell32/shellpath tests: test_knownFolders() triggers use-after-free and invalid free in foldermanager
  • iTunes will not connect to the iTunes music store
  • WinISIS 1.5.3 crashes when opening a database
  • EA Origin needs job objects
  • Pokemon uranium Crashes
  • Path of Exile fails to start in windowed mode (crashes on resize)
  • GOG.com installer–a small line appears on the progress bar after some time
  • Rhapsody 2 installer renders app folder inaccessible (SetNamedSecurityInfo with ‘everyone’ access)
  • valgrind shows an unitialized variable in dlls/dmscript/tests/dmscript.c
  • Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.3.5 ‘FairplayKD.sys’ driver continuously spams terminal due to ‘PsLookupPro
  • No sound recording
  • Wine incorrectly handles UNIX group permissions
  • python 3.1.1: test_math failed
  • Multiple games and applications fail to connect/login via SSL, reporting ‘schannel failed to setup sequence
  • Sumatra PDF 3.0 crashes when opening .epub and .mobi files
  • Assassin’s Creed: graphical issues in the menus and in-game
  • Call of Duty 4: colors and textures are not rendered correctly
  • Photoshop (CS6/CC) 64bit crash when you press “cancel” button
  • GTAVC abruptly switches sound from left speaker to right when steering a car
  • Resident Evil Revelations missing scene objects
  • Multiple .NET 4.x WPF applications need ‘IDWriteTextAnalyzer::AnalyzeNumberSubstitution’ method implementat
  • Uplay v5.x: can’t log in (Uplay hangs with the login screen)
  • Sound clicks in Blizzard’s “Heroes of the Storm” and “Diablo 3”, and also some slightly annoying clicking i
  • Prince of Persia: Warrior Within: rendering issues
  • DraftSight registration submission causes page fault (fixme:wbemprox:client_security_SetBlanket)
  • iexplore crashes after follow links.
  • Photoshop CS6 crash at startup
  • Invalid memory access in get_registry_locale_info()
  • _wsopen_s does not respect the pmode parameter when O_CREAT is set
  • Ninite downloader fails to install application
  • DIRT3 crashes after showing racing results screen (ToUnicodeEx should accept NULL pointer as keystate)
  • Dead Space 2 (Steam) crashes at the screen
  • Outlast crashes with ARB shaders enabled
  • Midnight Mysteries: The Salem Witch Trials crashes on start (SO_ERROR returns zero instead of ECONNREFUSED
  • Multiple .NET 4.x WPF applications abort with ‘Unrecoverable system error’ in Win7 mode (dwrite font family
  • ws2_32 fails compile without IPX

Install Wine 1.7.41 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/unstable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wine1.7
 
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