CodeWeavers has issued its first public Beta in the CrossOver Office 6.0 series. This Beta can be downloaded free of charge, and will work for 60 days. CodeWeavers' CrossOver Office 6.0 even supports Half-Life 2 and World of Warcraft for those after gaming while at the office. We are in the process of trying out this new Beta for ourselves. CrossOver Office 6.0 Beta can be downloaded from the Beta Center, and be sure to share your experiences in the Phoronix Forums.
WINE 0.9.21 has been released with a slew of new changes and improvements. Some of the changes include OpenGL restructuring, MSI improvements, Richedit fixes, WCMD Winelib app renamed to CMD, Wintrust DLL improvements, code cleanups, and lots of bug fixes. More at Wine HQ.
WINE version 0.9.20 has been released. New in this release is XEmbed system tray support, NTLM support improvements, many messages made localizable, improved support for various OpenGL platforms, improvements to the IDL compiler, and lots of bug fixes. Grab WINE 0.9.20 here.
The latest release of WINE is now out, which features several enhancements such as support for a proper Trash folder, improvements to the IDL compiler, and better FreeBSD support. There are also a number of bug fixes including to the MSI installer and RichEdit improvements. WINE v0.9.19 can be grabbed from SourceForge.
A minor update for Cedega is out. Cedega v5.2.4 brings a needed fix for the Guild War update that is out. The Cedega v5.2.4 release notes are available from Transgaming.
A new version of WINE is now out. New in WINE 0.9.17 is work on Direct3D shaders, now directly using the Gecko engine for MSHTML, better support for apps switching to full-screen mode, and support for multiple joysticks. As usual, there is also a lot of bug fixing involved. More on WINE 0.9.17 is available in the release announcement.
WINE version 0.9.16 has been released. Improvements in this latest WINE include Direct3D and DirectDraw improvements. The beginnings of an OleView Winelib application are included as well as other bug fixes. More can be found at WINE.
Transgaming has announced the release of Cedega 5.2. Cedega 5.2 has been codenamed "Amberjack". In this latest release is a Game Disc Database installer, better feedback, command line arguments can be passed to the GUI, and patches for several other games. More information can be found at Transgaming.
Marius Popa, a Phoronix reader and also developer for the Firebird database application, has passed along a tutorial today for those of you who may be interested in using Macromedia's Flash Player v8.5 with Firefox under WINE, seeing as Macromedia has yet to present any Linux 8.5 port, let alone a x86_64 build. These instructions were carried out using Ubuntu Dapper Drake (v6.06). As always, Phoronix takes no responsibility for user contributed guides. 1.) Install WINE (sudo apt-get install wine) 2.) Install msttcorefonts (sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts) 3.) Download Firefox for Windows at Mozilla 4.) Run the setup (wine Firefox\ Setup\ 184.108.40.206.exe) 5.) Download the Macromedia Flash Windows 8.5 Setup 6.) Install the setup with WINE (wine install_flash_player_8-5_beta.exe) 7.) Point the plug-in directory to c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugins 8.) wine .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Mozilla\ Firefox/firefox.exe with about:plugins to display the results
Released today is WINE 0.9.11. The changes in this release include an improved ESD audio driver, more web browser improvements in mshtml and wininet, Direct3D fixes and preparation for ddraw code migration, Explorer process now managing the desktop window, and a lot of bug fixes. More information on the WINE project is available at WineHQ.
It appears WINE v0.9.9 has been released. WINE serves as a popular open-source implementation of the Windows API on top of X and UNIX. This latest WINE release includes vast improvements with Richedit, improved web browser support, recursive directory change notifications, WINE installation now fully relocatable, Direct3D 8 and 9 now use the same code, debugger improvements, systray is now handled by the process explorer, and as always there are a lot of bug fixes. More information on WINE is available at their home-page.
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