Wine

Wine 1.8.5 with Nvidia GT 740M fix and many more

Wine 1.8.5 recently released primarily focuses on various bug fixes. This includes VMware shared folders network provider fails loading in MPR, Alien Shooter crashes often with access violation, SuperTux 0.3.5a crashes on startup etc. Wine 1.8.5 Changelog Windows Movie Maker 2.x needs ole32.dll.StgOpenPropStg Microsoft Publisher 2007 and 2010 crash when opening documents/templates Windows utility ‘relog.exe’ crashes on unimplemented function ‘pdh.dll.PdhGetLogFileTypeW’ PDF Factory 3.x/4.x installer fails to install printer drivers (winspool.

Wine 1.9.17 Dev released with Joystick Support Improvements

Wine 1.9.17 Dev recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This includes better exception handling on 64-bit, various improvements in joystick support, some more stream support in the C++ runtime, font embedding improvements, more metafile support in GDI and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.17 Dev Changelog Fury 3 does not recognize Gamepad/Joystick Worms 2 (GOG version) fails to start, crashes with a Visual C++ runtime error Worms 2 in-game audio no longer works Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer (AoM: Cards of Destiny) doesn’t stretch fullscreen properly Microsoft Chat’s comic mode graphical glitches Gun Metal is unresponsive to joystick VisualFEA’s Toolbar is broken (does no line wrapping) Perfect Cherry Blossom controls go crazy Total Commander: Pressing the “Program information” button opens multiple windows instead of just one Geneforge 1 – text gets cut away Shadow Vault has display errors ADO.

Wine 1.8.3 released, Install on Ubuntu OS

Wine 1.8.3 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is the addition of lots of NVidia cards to the GPU description table, updates to the national language support files. Wine 1.8.3 Update TeX2Word will not install Cannot scroll documents being compared in winmerge winhelp: Some images not shown in certain 16-bit Help files Multiple 64-bit applications crash on startup (violation of the Windows 64-bit ABI, stack pointer (RSP) must be 16-byte aligned when making a call to Win64 API) Adventure games from Kheops Studio hang after the logo screen (Safecracker, Destination: Treasure Island, Nostradamus: Lost Prophecy, Dracula 3, Return to Mysterious Island 2) Mystic Diary – Haunted Island: Multiple sprite-related bugs in hidden object scenes ElsterFormular crashes when trying to print already sent income tax return Office 2010 font embedding when exporting to PDF Multiple GOG.

Wine 1.9.12 released with fix to Dragon Age 2 demo sound

Wine 1.9.12 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is Bug fix update of the Mono engine, Initial version of a taskbar in desktop mode, Fixes for right-to-left languages in Uniscribe, More Shader Model 4 support in Direct3D, Better metafile support in RichEdit and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.12 Update Dance eJay Demo 7 crashes due to unimplemented interface relating to devenum Bad hlp table rendering Threads not allocated to multiple processors.

How to Install Wine 1.9.11 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

Wine 1.9.11 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is Better support for long URLs in WinInet; Various Direct3D 11 improvements; Down-mixing support in DirectSound; Some cosmetic improvements in desktop mode and many others. Wine 1.9.11 Update Safrosoft RoX freezes at start. Starship Titanic hanging on video replay The Witcher: Character models are sometimes invisible Multiple games crash during attempt to write past the end of mip level, expecting contiguous mipchain allocation (League of Legends, Warlock Master of the Arcane, PSOBB) Gómez Peer: CPU utilisation diagnostic does not work (requires kernel32.

Wine 1.9.10 released with Video Output Improvements

Wine 1.9.10 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is the improvement to the video output, more compatible directory enumeration, a number of C++ runtime fixes and many others. Wine 1.9.10 Bug fixes Month calendar control uses 0=sunday for firstDayOfWeek tooltips not working properly – message problems Discription file of task configuration \’C:\plc.xml\’ not found dlls/ntdll/directory.

Wine 1.9.9 Development released with fix to Windows Movie Maker 2.x

Wine 1.9.9 Development version recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes including more work towards the WineD3D command stream, Service proxies in WebServices, Query support in the builtin reg.exe utility, Improved support for long URLs in WinInet, and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.9 Changelog Bug fixes Windows Movie Maker 2.x needs ole32.dll.StgOpenPropStg TeX2Word will not install winhelp: Some images not shown in certain 16-bit Help files WM_SETTEXT handler for the user32 buttons generates WM_CTLCOLOR* inconsistent with Windows user32 Prince of Persia SoT: control key bindings don’t change properly 3DMark Vantage needs unimplemented function d3dx10_43.

Wine 1.9.8 Development released

Wine 1.9.8 Development version recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This latest release now comes with more work towards the WineD3D command stream; More support for Shader Model 5 shaders; C++ exception handling on x86-64; Bug fix update of the Mono engine; More WebServices reader support; Support for gradients in metafiles; Improved table formatting in WinHelp; and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.8 Changelog Bug fixes army men hangs on black screen AvsP Preview window fails to load Multiple DirectX10 games need Texture2D DXGI_FORMAT_R24G8_TYPELESS format support for stencil operations (Battlefield Bad Company 2, Warhammer 40k: Kill Team) MJ’s Help Diagnostics crashes on startup (app provided MonitorEnumProc callback relies on ECX = lprcMonitor) Office 2010 font embedding when exporting to PDF AMD Demo – Whiteout crashes with null-ish pointer read after dxgi_output_GetDisplayModeList Simutronics ‘StormFront.

Wine 1.9.7 Development released with fix to Civilization II crash

Wine 1.9.7 Development version recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This latest release now comes with more work towards the WineD3D command stream; More support for Shader Model 5 shaders; C++ exception handling on x86-64; Support for Windows-style static import libraries; Performance fixes in the XML writer and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.7 Changelog Bug fixes Civilization II crashes on startup Internet Explorer 8 fails to start an InPrivate Browsing session ElsterFormular crashes when trying to print already sent income tax return IE8 shows corrupted previews on the quick tabs screen Nvidia force antialiasing no longer works Alien8 and Head Over Heels crash when window is moved partly off-screen Multiple 64-bit applications need __CxxFrameHandler implementation (Ableton Live 9.

Wine 1.8.1 Stable and Wine 1.9.4 Development released

Wine 1.8.1 and Wine 1.9.4 both recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements, small translation updates and bugfixes. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.8.1 Changelog Gyldendal dictionary needs ole2disp.dll.SAFEARRAYALLOCDATA Lack of ole2disp.dll.SAFEARRAYDESTROYDESCRIPTOR causes Nota Bene to refuse to launch Internet Explorer 3.01 crashes on some web pages (unimplemented function ole2disp.

Wine 1.9.3 released with fix to Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

Wine 1.9.3 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This latest release now comes with New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 44; JSON support in JavaScript; Improved line breaking in DirectWrite; Some more write support in WebServices; and still more Shader Model 4 instructions. Wine 1.9.3 Bug fixes Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 fails to launch (number of quality levels for D3DMULTISAMPLE_NONMASKABLE multiple-sample type must not exceed 8) Multiple Visual Basic 5/6 applications using ActiveX components depend on Standard OLE Types Typelib which is missing from ‘olepro32.

Wine 1.9.2 Development released with GStreamer 1.0 support

Wine 1.9.2 development recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. This release now supports GStreamer, support for SHA hashes, underlines support in directwrite, Synthesizing bold glyphs also for bitmap fonts. and more Shader Model 4 instructions. Wine 1.9.2 Bug fixes Gyldendal dictionary needs ole2disp.dll.SAFEARRAYALLOCDATA SHBrowseForFolder: BIF_NEWSTYLEDIALOG not implemented – title gets cropped Lack of ole2disp.dll.SAFEARRAYDESTROYDESCRIPTOR causes Nota Bene to refuse Installshield installer text not being bolded (appinstall) Use-after-free in DdeClientTransaction in user32 dde tests Unimplemented function ole2.

Wine 1.8 released with support for DirectWrite and Direct2D, and new Pulse Audio driver

Wine 1.8 recently released, comes with the implementation of DirectWrite and Direct2D, and the new Pulse Audio driver. It also contains a lot of improvements across the board, as well as support for many new applications and games. See the release notes below for a summary of the major changes. Wine can be configured to report the Windows version as ‘Windows 8.1’ and ‘Windows 10’ Pulse Audio driver is implemented.

Wine 1.8 RC4 released with Adobe Photoshop 5.0 & Hitman 2 fixes

Wine 1.8 RC4 recently released comes with a number of bug fixes, which includes fixes for Hitman 2: Silent Assassin which shows wrong colors with environment bump mapping, Adobe Photoshop 5.0: Type tool fails with stack overflow. See below for full changelog Dolphin Smalltalk IDE fails when requesting trial on urlmon.dll.URLOpenBlockingStreamA Sandboxie installer needs ‘HKLM\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\Eventlog\\System’ registry key Cockpit Crash hangs HLMV from Source SDK crashes while starting BioEdit: Minimized windows icons become garbaged WinNER5 database client crashes on startup Buried in Time demo does not start “The Network” demo fails to start without native d3dx9 Configure script can’t find 32-bit freetype libraries on 64-bit debian squeeze Miro 5.

MPC-HC 1.7.10 – Windows Media Player released

MPC-HC 1.7.10 – Windows Media Player Classic Home Cinema recently released after 5 months since last stable release v1.7.9, is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback. MPC-HC 1.7.10 changelog This release is a bugfix release, with many improvements and a few new features. Completely new Internal Audio Renderer: Uses sanear project as backend Requires Windows Vista or newer Outputs sound through WASAPI (shared or exclusive) Employs automatic channel downmixing Provides stereo crossfeed processing option (for headphones) Tries to preserve signal pitch when playing at custom rate (time stretching) Supports bitstreaming <p> Note that you need to select the new renderer in options in order to use it</li> <li> Windows 10 related fixes: <ul> <li> Improved mouse behavior </li> <li> Fixed volume control with scroll wheel </li> <li> Window snapping to desktop edges </li> </ul> </li> <li> Allow hardware decoding of UHD video with AMD cards </li> <li> Big video rendering stability improvement </li> <li> New Indonesian, Lithuanian and Punjabi translations </li></ul> <p style="text-align: justify;"> <a href="https://mpc-hc.

Wine 1.7.55 released with various fixes for Microsoft Office 2013 support

Wine 1.7.55 which was recently released, now comes with Pulse audio driver support, Various fixes for Microsoft Office 2013 support, Some more implementation of the Web Services DLL, More fixes for the latest C runtime version, Improvements to the Makefile generation and various bug fixes. Wine 1.7.55 changelog Unable to get keyboard / mouse input in multiple games Adobe Premiere 6 video playback broken Wine should support PulseAudio Adobe AIR / Adobe Media Player pre 2 never shows GUI Resolume Avenue 3.

Wine 1.7.53 released with improved patch review process

Wine 1.7.53 which was recently released, now comes with support for the various versions of XAudio, more implementation of the Web Services DLL, improved OLE object embedding, various code cleanups in Direct3D, new MAINTAINERS file and Signed-off-by requirement to improve the patch review process and various bug fixes including minecraft. Wine 1.7.53 changelog dogfood: xchat-2.8.4-1 does not install (quoting between CreateProcessW and wmain) Activeworlds client 4.2 doesn’t think IE is installed Tomb Raider III crashes in msadp32 Gamestudio A7 trial sub-installer fails (‘msiexec.

Install Wine 1.7.48 recently released

Wine 1.7.48 recently released, comes various bug fixes including new features which includes, Fleshed out OpenMP implementation, I/O stream support in the MSVCIRT C++ runtime, Support for pixel snapping in DirectWrite, More support for OpenGL core contexts. Wine 1.7.48 changelog Quake III Arena installer: Text area is scrolled at the bottom, and all text is selected Chernobyl terrorist attack demo crashes on start Tesla: The Weather Man demo: movement keys not working (GetKeyState should fallback to GetAsyncKeyState for threads without message queue) Crash bug after finishing conversion in FormatFactory Multiple games and applications crash on unimplemented function vcomp.

Wine 1.7.47 released with text drawing in Direct2D

Wine 1.7.47 recently released, comes various bug fixes including new features which includes, Text drawing in Direct2D, Support for the new thread pool API, Toolbar state saving, Beginnings of an implementation for proper HID support, Support for file objects in device drivers. Wine 1.7.47 changelog WeatherScope: Right mouse button stuck Multiple games need software vertex blending implementation (NOLF2, Divinity 2, Dark Age of Camelot, Warhammer Online, PSU:AOTI) 3DMark06 doesn’t recognize Pixel Shaders 2.

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. 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.

WineHQ to migrate away from SourceForge

The developers and maintainers of WineHQ (Wine Is Not An Emulator) software have set in motion plan to migrate their open source code hosting away from SourceForge. Wine as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. According to Austin: Given SourceForge’s recent activities with taking over open source projects for their own gain, I propose that we migrate away from SourceForge. The main uses for SourceForge is for mirroring tarballs, wine-gecko/wine-mono installers, and the wine-gecko git repository.

Wine 1.7.44 released

Wine 1.7.44 recently released, comes various bug fixes including more support for the COM interfaces of the RichEdit control, more support for the ARM64 platform, support for the null device kernel object and Initial version of a SmartTee filter. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.44 changelog When exiting Wizardry 8 waits until background music thread finishes playing Desperados v1.

Wine 1.7.43 released with support for WoW64 mode on ARM64

Wine 1.7.43 recently released, comes various bug fixes including support for support for WoW64 mode on ARM64, Improved support for Shell Browser windows, Some more API Sets libraries, Read/write operations support with built-in devices, and Major Catalan translation update . Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.43 changelog WinBoard console window stops working after 32767 chars Legions Overdrive: crashes when starting a game Mini Racing Online: Cars are invisible Starcraft Campaign Editor shows Wine icon instead of map icon Battlefield Bad Company 2 audio doesn’t work in-game C&C – Red Alert 2 can not enter campaign when fullscreen JScript Date.

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. 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.

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.

Wine 1.7.39 released with support for DirectX Media Objects

Wine 1.7.39 which was released a week ago, comes various bug fixes including support for Media Objects filters and WinMM joystick support on Mac OS X. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.39 changelog Kerning support in DirectWrite. Better support for animated GIFs in GdiPlus. Improved support for Known Folders in Shell32.

Wine 1.7.38 released with support for themed scrollbars

Wine 1.7.38 has been released and this comes various bug fixes (57 bugfixes) including support for themed scrollbars. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.38 changelog New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 36. Support for themed scrollbars. Updated version of the Mono engine. More compatible RPC interface for service control.

PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 released

PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 recently released, is a frontend piece of software for Wine, that allows you to easily install and run many Windows applications with relative ease on Linux and Mac OS X. PlayOnLiux is free and does not require a Windows licence for use. PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 changelog Add a function to compute a hash of a POL_Wine_VersionSignature Wine Package Python version string extraction hardening POL_System_PartInfo APPROBATION thru mount filesystems point INSTEAD of device (Btrfs subvolumes compatibility) Modify bash / document_reader to pass extra arguments Unchanged Remove “skipped lines” messages When The debugger gets the focus back POL_Shortcut: do not overwrite $ binary logging to Improve mainwindow: make boxen alert child of the main window So They can not get lost behind –other windows Prevent POL_Download_Resource clobbering $ APP_ANSWER Critical error: wget throwing SSL error when Install Components uses wget Install PlayOnLinux 4.

Wine 1.7.37 released

Wine 1.7.37 has been released and this comes various bug fixes including support for typographic features in DirectWrite. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.37 update Interface change notifications. Support for the UTF-7 encoding. A number of graphical fixes for themed controls Wininet now implemented on top of Win32 sockets.

Wine 1.7.36 released

Wine 1.7.36 has been released and this comes various bug fixes including support for typographic features in DirectWrite. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.36 update Some preliminary 64-bit support for Mac OS X. Support for configuring speakers in Winecfg. Improved support for Mac OS X Trash folder. Support for typographic features in DirectWrite.

Wine 1.7.35 released

Wine 1.7.35 has been released and this comes various bug fixes including support for OpenGL core contexts, initial support for glyph placement in DirectWrite and some more WBEM objects. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.35 update Multiplayer crashes Heroes 4 Screen corruption in Evernote 1.1 3DMark 2001: Nature Test (#4) renders incorrectly around 40th second ProntoEdit NG 2.

Wine 1.7.20 Released with lots of Game fixes

Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator“) is a compatibility layer application capable of running Windows applications on several operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop The latest release Wine 1.

Hearthstone in Ubuntu (step by step)

Hearthstone – Heroes of Warcraft is a free-to-play fast-paced digital strategy card game developed by Blizzard Entertainment. Players choose one of nine epic Warcraft heroes to play as, and then take turns playing cards from their customizable decks to cast potent spells, use heroic weapons or abilities, or summon powerful characters tocrush their opponent. Below is step by step instruction on how to install the Hearthstone in Ubuntu using latest version of Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) Install Hearthstone in Ubuntu  

Install Wine 1.7 in Ubuntu

WineHQ recently released Wine development release 1.7.17. This release comes with a number of new features and bug fixes. Details of the bug fixes can be found in the change log at Wine announcement project page. Installing the latest version is quick simple: Install Steps: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.7 Uninstall Wine sudo apt-get remove wine1.7

Install Windows application on Linux Mint 16/Ubuntu 13.10 using Winetricks

Winetricks is a script to install some basic components (typically Microsoft DLLs and fonts) and tweak settings required for some applications to run correctly under Wine. It can fully automate the install of a number of apps and games, including applying any needed workarounds. In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to install Winetricks, Install Windows Apps and launch installed apps. First you will need to have installed Wine (See Installing Wine for details) Step 1: Install Winetricks [code laguage=”js”]# sudo apt-get install winetricks[/code]

Install Wine on Linux Mint/Ubuntu using WineHQ Repository

Wine which stands for for Wine is not an Emulator, is an open-source software application that allows Linux users to run Windows programs. This can be helpful for programmers who have to test the compatibility of programs and scripts with Windows. As at the time of writing this post, the latest stable release was 1.6.2. See Wine Announcement for full details of this release This release had been tested on the different editions of Linux Mint 16 and Ubuntu 13.