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WIne 1.5.17 Improves DIB, ActiveX, OpenGL

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Published on 09 November 2012 10:41 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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There's a new Wine release available that offers up a number of new enhancements.

Key features of today's Wine 1.5.17 release include:

- Sub-pixel font anti-aliasing in the DIB engine.
- Support for automatic installation of ActiveX controls.
- Automatic fallback to TLS 1.0 for secure connections.
- Beginnings of the DirectWrite text analyzer.
- Better handling of font outlines in OpenGL.
- Various bug fixes.

More details on the Wine 1.5.17 release are available from WineHQ.org.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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