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CrossOver 13.2.0 Allows Easier Package Installation On Linux

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Published on 10 July 2014 12:06 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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The latest stable release of CodeWeavers' CrossOver software is now available and it's now more liberal about package installation.

CrossOver 13.2 was released this morning and it provides Linux users with "much greater ease of installation", according to CodeWeavers' Josh DuBois. Josh explained, "In the past, CrossOver sought to have the smallest possible footprint by depending only on packages which were absolutely necessary for CrossOver to run. Many times, this meant that our Linux users were forced to install additional packages to get Windows applications running. With CrossOver 13.2.0, we have made the CrossOver Linux packages depend on many of the most common packages which Windows applications need. Linux users can install CrossOver 13.2.0 and Windows applications more easily than ever before."

CrossOver 13.2 also presents Linux (and OS X) users with stability improvements for Windows gaming, Adobe Acrobat 10/11 install support, and a warning for users on modern versions of the Linux kernel where running 16-bit code is broken.

More details on CrossOver 13.2.0 can be found via the CodeWeavers' Forums.

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