Wine 1.7.45 released with more progress on DirectWrite implementation

Wine 1.7.45 recently released, comes various bug fixes including more progress on DirectWrite implementation, a number of RichEdit control fixes, beginning implementation of the old MSVCIRT C++ runtime, better debugging support on 64-bit Mac OS X. 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 1.7.45 changelog

  • Utopia angel does not start (clipboard error)
  • dogwaffle exits during initalization with a visual basic error
  • Gothic 2 crashes without native directmusic
  • Adobe Reader 6 / Adobe Acrobat Pro 6: Zoomfactor and Pagenumber are empty (riched20.dll)
  • Adobe Reader 6 / Adobe Acrobat Pro 6: Searching not possible (riched20.dll)
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 & 7 / Adobe Reader 6 & 7 — Updates fail
  • Fallout 3: Diologue and Video/sound issues
  • Gridrunner Revolution: doesn’t render certain objects in-game
  • StarCraft2 bad physics issue on non-flat landscape parts that is unrelated to the physics
  • Starcraft 2: Custom maps with dialog labels using style “ABChoiceBackButtonText” crashes game
  • Multiple games need XAudio2 ‘{5a508685-a254-4fba-9b82-9a24b00306af}’ XAudio2_7.dll
  • Multiple GFWL (Games For Windows Live) 1.x games crash on startup
  • Summoner launch screen: corrupted graphics
  • Portable Calibre does not add book to library
  • Guild Wars: Input gets stuck
  • mshtml: crash in get_frame_by_name( “jQuery” ) using jQuery 1.3.2
  • Family Tree Builder crashes partway through import of components
  • RaidCall 7.2.x crashes when joining a group

Install Wine 1.7.45 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/unstable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wine1.7
 
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