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A New Stable Release Of Wine: 1.2.3

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Published on 08 April 2011 01:47 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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While exciting work continues going into the Wine 1.3 development branch, for those reliant upon running their Windows programs under Linux in a more well-tested configuration, a new Wine 1.2 stable point release has arrived. Wine 1.2.3 is this new version.

The release announcement, as usual, is at WineHQ.org. Wine 1.2.3 features translation updates and bug-fixes.

Wine 1.2.3 bug-fixes address some graphics corruption issues, problems with some games, memory leaks, and various other items.

What will eventually be released as Wine 1.4, the current 1.3 series provides Vista file dialogs, a Gecko Engine update from Firefox 4.0, shader compiler improvements, clipboard improvements, and many other new features and enhancements.

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