Wine 1.7.42 released with dynamic timezone information support

Wine 1.7.42 recently released, comes various bug fixes including support for support for dynamic timezone information, initial desktop shell window support, and more Direct2D support. 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 1.7.42 changelog

  • Screen resolution changes when it shouldn’t in Anarchy Online
  • X11 mouse pointer sometimes hidden, sometimes visible in Anarchy Online
  • AutoCAD 2008: Crash when reusing coordinates
  • DeusEx: Invisible War npc voices not played
  • Guild Wars 2 Low Performance/Not using all CPU cores
  • Guild Wars 2: Input gets stuck
  • Missing radio buttons in Evernote installer
  • Brazilian timezones are not correctly detected
  • win86emu needs Unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.CreateSymbolicLinkA
  • Guild Wars 2: Crash if minimized
  • valgrind shows an unitialized variable in dlls/msi/tests/automation.c
  • valgrind shows a couple warnings in dlls/msi/tests/package.c
  • Hearthstone fails to start, says the game timed out
  • Israel timezone handled incorrectly
  • Guild Wars 2: After minimizing the game immediately recovers the window
  • Evernote tray icon popup menu appears on random locations on screen
  • Evernote 5.5.x, 5.6.x, 5.7.x fail to connect to evernote service
  • XCOM: Enemy Within launcher fails to start with Wine Mono
  • Unigine Heaven 4.0 Benchmark Basic renders lots of black textures
  • NFS 11 crash
  • Evernote 5.8.x – search and note title boxes have invisible text
  • Crash with Heroes VI at very begin
  • MATLAB R2014b/R2015a crashes on startup (“libut.dll” failed to initialize) (‘_Getcvt’ must use caller allocated hidden parameter for returning ‘_Cvtvec’ structure)
  • Chessmaster 10 & 11 crash on startup
  • Desura client 0.0.20.2 crashes on unimplemented function msvcr120.dll.strtoull
  • Visual Studio Express 2013 (12.0) installer aborts with ‘Runtime Error! R6016 – not enough space for thread data’ in Win 8.1 mode (needs ntdll.dll ‘WinSqmIsOptedIn’)
  • Multiple application installers requiring native mspatcha.dll abort on ‘PatchFiles’ action (Adobe Reader 11)
  • regression in mshtml with SolidWorks
  • valgrind shows some uninitialized variables in d3d10core/tests/device.c test_scissor()
  • valgrind shows an unitialized variable in dlls/msi/tests/msi.c
  • valgrind shows an invalid read in dlls/wshom.ocx/tests/wshom.c
  • valgrind shows an uninitialized variable in dlls/d3d9/tests/visual.c yuv_color_test()
  • valgrind shows an uninitialized variable in dlls/d3d9/tests/visual.c test_fragment_coords()
  • valgrind shows a possible leak in winhttp/tests/winhttp.c WinHttpSendRequest()

Install Wine 1.7.42 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/unstable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wine1.7
 
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