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Wine 1.6: This Year With These Interesting Features

The Phoronix coverage so far from the Wine development track at FOSDEM 2013 includes Gaming On Wine: The Good and Bad Graphics Drivers, Support For Running Windows Apps On ARM With Wine, Wine-Mono Isn't Too Fit For .NET, and Wine On Android Is Coming For Running Windows Apps. Another worthwhile Wine session was Alexandre Julliard's keynote.
10 February 2013 - Wine 1.6 - 11 Comments

Gaming On Wine: The Good & Bad Graphics Drivers

If you're wondering what graphics hardware / driver is best if you intend to do much gaming within Wine or CrossOver on Linux, a CodeWeavers' developer responsible for much of the Direct3D layer spoke about his experiences with gaming on Wine for the best results.
8 February 2013 - Wine Gaming - 52 Comments

Support For Running Windows Apps On ARM With Wine

Right before Wine on Android was shown for running Windows applications on Google's Android operating system, the state of Wine for the ARM architecture was talked about. There's a few different Wine ARM scenarios possible, including the ability to run Win32 binaries on a Linux-based ARM system.
5 February 2013 - Windows ARM - 2 Comments

Wine-Mono Isn't Too Fit For .NET

Over the past few months there's been several Phoronix articles about Wine-Mono, a fork of Mono and a Win32 build of this open-source Microsoft .NET implementation for Wine. Wine-Mono can be used in place of Microsoft's official .NET framework when it's needed as a dependency for Windows programs running within Wine. Unfortunately, Wine-Mono doesn't always work out well.
4 February 2013 - Wine .NET - 8 Comments

Wine On Android Is Coming For Running Windows Apps

A port of the Wine software to Google's Android platform is being worked on.
3 February 2013 - Wine Android - 45 Comments

Wine 1.5.23 Released With A Lot Of Work

Wine 1.5.23 was released this morning as the latest bi-weekly development release.
1 February 2013 - Wine 1.5.23 - 11 Comments

Wine Benchmarks Get Updated Too

On Wednesday I wrote about the improvements in Phoronix Test Suite 4.4-Forsand and yesterday I noted many more new and updated benchmarks. Today there's news to pass along in the Linux benchmarking world of updated WINE benchmarks courtesy of CodeWeavers.
25 January 2013 - Wine Benchmarking - 1 Comment

CrossOver 12.1 Ditches Wine-Mono

CodeWeavers announced the release of CrossOver 12.1 on Wednesday. This latest release of the popular Wine-based software gets rid of shipping Wine-Mono by default.
23 January 2013 - CrossOver 12.1 - 16 Comments

Interesting Insights Into Wine's Development

Wine, the widely-known open-source software for running Microsoft Windows programs on Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, now weighs in at more than three million lines of code. In this article is some insight into its pace of development, how the CodeWeavers company dominates Wine's development, and other intriguing statistics about this project that's been around for two decades.
21 January 2013 - Wine Software - 16 Comments

Wine 1.5.22 Handles 64-bit ARM, Mac Graphics Driver

The latest bi-weekly release of the Wine software, v1.5.22, has a couple of interesting features.
18 January 2013 - 64-bit ARM - 4 Comments

The First Wine Release Of 2013

Wine 1.5.21 has been made available as the first development build of 2013.
5 January 2013 - Wine 1.5.21 - 4 Comments

Wine 1.5.20 Improves C++ Runtime

Wine 1.5.20 was officially released on Friday as the latest pre-Christmas Wine update.
22 December 2012 - Wine 1.5.20 - 4 Comments

Wine 1.5.19 Has Performance Improvements, More C++

It's time for another bi-weekly development release in the Wine 1.5 series.
7 December 2012 - Wine 1.5.19 - 2 Comments

Wine 1.5.18 Improves Windows Codecs

It's time for another bi-weekly Wine development release. This time around there's scattered changes from Windows Codecs to Wine's built-in web-browser.
23 November 2012 - New Release - 2 Comments

WIne 1.5.17 Improves DIB, ActiveX, OpenGL

There's a new Wine release available that offers up a number of new enhancements.
9 November 2012 - Wine 1.5.17

Wine-Based CrossOver Software To Be Free Tomorrow

CodeWeavers will be giving away their Wine-Based CrossOver software tomorrow for free.
30 October 2012 - CodeWeavers - 37 Comments

Wine 1.5.16 Pulls In New Mono Package

It's time for another bi-weekly development release of the Wine package.
26 October 2012 - New Wine - 6 Comments

Wine 1.5.15 Fully Supports Layered Windows

The latest bi-weekly Wine development release in the 1.5 series adds in a couple new features.
12 October 2012 - Wine 1.5.15 - 11 Comments

Wine Mono Project Still Integrating Mono's .NET

While it's been several months since the last Wine Mono release, its developers are still working on the open-source project for providing a replacement .NET run-time and class libraries in Wine with those from the Mono project.
2 October 2012 - Wine Mono - 4 Comments

Wine 1.5.14 Improves Shader Compiler, GIF, JavaScript

It's time for another bi-weekly development Wine release for running Windows binaries on Linux and other operating systems.
29 September 2012 - Wine 1.5.14

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