As a nice Christmas present for those dependent upon running Windows games/applications on Linux, Wine 1.8 was officially released just moments ago!
The fourth weekly release candidate to Wine 1.8 is now available.
With the Wine crew shipping new unstable releases every two weeks, the Wine packages that end up in Linux distributions tend to be out of date for fetching the bleeding edge support for running Windows programs on Linux. As a result, Wine developers are stepping up their game in providing packages for popular Linux distributions.
Back during E3 in June, CodeWeavers was talking about "support for DirectX 11 [in the coming months]." It's been nearly six months and it looks like we're still a ways out from seeing support in Wine.
With the open-source Wine 1.8 release just around the corner, CodeWeavers announced this morning the immediate release of CrossOver 15.0 for Linux and OS X systems for running the latest Windows applications.
The third release candidate is now available for Wine 1.8 as a weekly update to take care of more bugs.
The latest weekly release candidate to Wine 1.8 is now available.
Now with being under a code freeze for Wine 1.8, the first release candidate of this first major Wine update in two years is now available.
With Wine now under a code freeze for v1.8, here's a look at the new features coming to this next stable version of the Wine software.
It was announced today via WWN 402 that last week's Wine 1.7.55 is the last development freeze with now going into a code freeze for version 1.8.
Wine 1.7.55 was released this morning with some exciting changes.
Coming in just a few days after the Wine 1.7.54 release is the experimental Wine-Staging 1.7.54 release with a few extra features.
Wine 1.7.54 was released this morning as the latest bi-weekly Wine development release.
Following last week's release of Wine 1.7.53 as the newest bi-weekly development release, Wine-Staging 1.7.53 is available for the more ambitious users needing to run their Windows programs on Linux.
With Wine 1.8 working towards release in the near future, version 1.7.53 of Wine was released this morning.
Since early 2014 we've seen Wine running on Android and now it looks like before the end of the year CodeWeavers will release a version of CrossOver for Android along with publishing the associated Wine patches.
Building off Friday's release of Wine 1.7.52 is now Wine-Staging 1.7.52 with a few more updates added in.
It's been one month since the last Wine development release, but Wine 1.7.52 was just tagged and made available today.
Besides Wine switching to yearly releases and making Wine-Staging official, there were many other interesting sessions at this year's WineConf. One such session was discussing the state of Wine for alternative architectures.
Besides switching to yearly, time-based releases, the upstream Wine developers have decided to make Wine-Staging an official part of the project.
It was decided at WineConf 2015 last week in Vienna to shake-up how the stable Wine releases are handled.
With next week's bi-weekly Wine development update will see more Direct3D 11 functions implemented.
Building off last week's release of Wine 1.7.51 is the equivalent Wine-Staging update. Besides re-basing off this new Wine release that has XAudio2 support and other new functionality, the staging update has some new CSMT patches for boosting the Direct3D gaming performance.
The latest bi-weekly development release of Wine is now available.
Wine 1.7.50 was released this past Friday and it started adding Direct3D 11 support code. The equivalent Wine-Staging update is now available with a few extra features.
Wine 1.7.50 is a very exciting development update to this free software project for running Windows programs/games on Linux and other operating systems. Wine 1.7.50 starts its Direct3D 11 implementation!
Building off Friday's release of Wine 1.7.49 is a new Wine-Staging update and it comes with an interesting experimental program to better integrate Wine apps with the GTK3 Linux desktop.
The newest bi-weekly development release of Wine is now available.
Today marks two years since the start of the Wine 1.7 development series. While it's been two years of doing bi-weekly development releases, there's no sign of Wine 1.8.0 being ready for release in the near future.
With Wine 1.7.48 having been delayed compared to its normal release cycle, the adjoining Wine-Staging update was also delayed but made it out this week.
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