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Wine 1.3.25 Presents Rewritten Audio Support

While released on an unfortunate day, Wine 1.3.25 has made it out into the world per the usual bi-weekly development cycle. Prominently featured in Wine 1.3.25 is rewritten audio support based upon the Windows 7 architecture.
22 July 2011 - New Release - 15 Comments

Wine 1.3.24 Continues Direct3D 9.0 Implementation

Two weeks ago marked the release of Wine 1.3.23, which implemented more Direct3D 9.0 functionality, but for many users -- as pointed out in the forums -- it regressed a great deal. A lot of Windows games were now crashing and other Direct3D-related issues emerged with the newly-implemented functions. Wine 1.3.24 has now been released and it continues work on the Direct3D 9.0 support.
8 July 2011 - And More - 5 Comments

Wine 1.3.23 Hooks Into More Direct3D 9.0 Functionality

Wine 1.3.23 has been released this afternoon with more Direct3D/DirectX 9.0 functions being implemented by this popular free software project.
24 June 2011 - New Release - 9 Comments

Wine 1.3.22 Brings Various Changes

A new development release of Wine is available this weekend for those wishing to take their eyes off the Dirndl project that looks like it may be delayed until next week Monday or Tuesday (but there's a special article planned for Saturday).
10 June 2011 - Nothing Too Spectacular - 8 Comments

Wine 1.3.21 Does MSI Rollbacks, Fixes X Input 2

If you are part of the large US population that has an extended weekend due to Memorial Day, perhaps you may want to give the latest release of Wine a whirl this weekend while enjoying some wine (or beer). The new Wine 1.3.21 release isn't the most exciting development build, but there are some new items worth pointing out.
27 May 2011 - Memorial Release - 6 Comments

Wine 1.3.20 Has Arrived

Wine 1.3.20 has been released as the latest bi-weekly Wine development snapshot.
14 May 2011 - New Release - 10 Comments

Wine 1.3.19 Improves Direct3D 9 Support

It's time for another bi-weekly Wine development snapshot. This release though is somewhat more interesting than some of the other mundane snapshots in the past in that it improves the D3DX9 support, has a new sound driver architecture, etc.
30 April 2011 - Yeah - 25 Comments

Wine 1.3.18 Adds Support For XI2 Raw Mouse Events

Following last week's release of the stable Wine 1.2.3, it's now time for a new development snapshot of Wine 1.3. The Wine 1.3.18 is a particularly interesting release since it finally takes advantage of raw mouse events with X Input 2.
15 April 2011 - X Input 2 Fun - 7 Comments

A New Stable Release Of Wine: 1.2.3

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.
8 April 2011 - Wine 1.2.3 - 2 Comments

Regressions In Catalyst, File-System Benchmarks

Here's a few benchmarks that didn't make the front-page of Phoronix this week but are worthy of some attention. These tests were done by the OpenBenchmarking.org community.
3 April 2011 - More On OpenBenchmarking.org - 1 Comment

Wine 1.3.17 Does Vista File Dialogs

Two weeks have passed since the Wine 1.3.16 development release that integrated the Firefox 4.0 engine so now it's time for another development snapshot. This new update, Wine 1.3.17, isn't particularly exciting but there are a few items to note.
1 April 2011 - Plus Other Changes - 4 Comments

Half-Life 2 On The Phoronix Test Suite

As some may have heard, via Twitter or in other communications, with Phoronix Test Suite 3.2-Grimstad we'll be ramping up several key areas of our open-source benchmarking software and with our collaborative testing platform, OpenBenchmarking.org, and our continuous integration system, Phoromatic. From this already, Half-Life 2 and 3DMark are running by the Phoronix Test Suite.
27 March 2011 - Helping Out Wine - 18 Comments

Wine 1.3.16 Integrates Engine From Firefox 4.0

The Wine development community has announced their latest bi-weekly snapshot in the 1.3 unstable series.
18 March 2011 - Plus Other Changes - 1 Comment

Wine's Shader Compiler Now Handles... Reflections

There's a new unstable version of Wine available on this Friday. There's only a few prominent changes, but among them is finally having reflection support in its Direct3D shader compiler.
4 March 2011 - Wine 1.3.15 Released - 24 Comments

Wine 1.3.14 Focuses Upon Valgrind & LLVM's Clang

Wine 1.3.14 was released on Friday and it offers up a variety of fixes for the Wine 1.3 development series.
19 February 2011 - Warnings - 6 Comments

Wine 1.3.13 Improves The Clipboard

While CodeWeavers recently released CrossOver Impersonator, a.k.a. CrossOver Games 10.0 and CrossOver Office 10.0, for those looking towards a polished product to run their Windows applications under Linux and Mac OS X, the Wine developers are out with a new bi-weekly development snapshot for those looking to the bleeding-edge of the Wine development.
4 February 2011 - New Development Release

CodeWeavers Introduces CrossOver Impersonator

The Minnesota developers at CodeWeavers have made the surprise release this morning of CrossOver Impersonator and CrossOver Games Impersonator. The "Impersonator" is their name for the version 10.0 family of CodeWeavers products since they feel that this Wine-based software does a very nice job impersonating Microsoft Windows under Linux and Mac OS X operating systems.
27 January 2011 - CrossOver 10.0 - 3 Comments

Wine 1.3.12 Brings Initial DOSBox Integration

Wine 1.3.11 wasn't too interesting as the inaugural Wine development release of 2011, but Wine 1.3.12 has been released today and it carries a bit more weight, such as an initial stab at integrating DOSBox.
21 January 2011 - Plus Other Work - 21 Comments

GameTree Linux Is Trying To Be Its Own Steam-Like Platform

This morning we reported on the soft announcement that TransGaming would be replacing Cedega with something known as GameTree Linux. Not much information was available at the time, just that it was built upon Cedega technology, would replace the subscription-based Cedega Gaming Service, and would be distributed as a free program. Now though a few more details have come to light.
8 January 2011 - Massive Fail - 72 Comments

Wine 1.3.11 Comes About As GameTree Linux Is Introduced

While unrelated to one another, the Wine development community has released their newest development build (Wine v1.3.11) following TransGaming's announcement earlier this morning of GameTree Linux replacing Cedega for running Windows games under Linux.
7 January 2011 - New Development - 2 Comments

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