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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

Cedega To Be Replaced By GameTree Linux Software

Here's something interesting, but all of the details are not yet known at this time as the official announcement doesn't seem to have been issued yet. TransGaming, the company behind the Cedega software for running Windows games on Linux, is going to be replacing the Cedega Gaming Service with something now called GameTree Linux.
7 January 2011 - Huh? - 20 Comments

A Christmas Eve Wine Release (v1.3.10)

There's the release of Wine 1.3.10 on this Christmas Eve for those with extra time to test the newest Wine over the holidays. Wine 1.3.10 has a number of changes worth checking out.
24 December 2010 - Wine For The Holidays - 13 Comments

Wine 1.3.9 Brings An OpenCL 1.0 Library Wrapper

Wine 1.2.2 was released last week as the second point release in the Wine 1.2 stable series, but this week the Wine developers are back to working on Wine 1.4 in the Wine 1.3 development series. Wine 1.3.9 was just-issued and it's back to bringing some more interesting changes to this free software project, including in-browser ActiveX support and an OpenCL 1.0 library wrapper.
10 December 2010 - Drinking Some Wine - 9 Comments

Wine 1.2.2 Brings Animated Cursors, Bug Fixes

While development in the Wine 1.3 unstable series is going along nicely for the eventual stable release of Wine 1.4, the Wine developers today have announced the stable 1.2.2 update for existing Wine 1.2 users. Wine 1.2.0 was released this past July and then just in October there was Wine 1.2.1 to bring a bunch of bug-fixes. Now just in time for the holidays, there is Wine 1.2.2 to improve the Window application/gaming experience on Linux and other non-Microsoft operating systems.
3 December 2010 - New Stable Release

Wine 1.3.8 Brings Various Changes

There's a new Wine development release arriving on this "Black Friday", but this version doesn't bring any early Christmas presents like Wayland support, DirectX 11.0 capabilities, or usage of the Direct3D 10/11 Gallium3D state tracker. It does though bring a few minor changes.
26 November 2010 - Nothing Too Great - 11 Comments

Wine 1.3.7 Has Improved System Tray Support

There's a new Wine development release out this Friday afternoon that incorporates a few new features that have been brewing within the development community over the past two weeks. This release is Wine 1.3.7.
12 November 2010 - New Work - 5 Comments

Wine 1.3.6 Supports GStreamer Filters, Etc

Wine 1.3.5 came two weeks ago with better Shader Model 4.0 support for Windows applications/games and the ability to use the CUPS print server directly, among other features, while today Wine 1.3.6 has been released with support for more features.
29 October 2010 - New Wine Features - 3 Comments

CodeWeavers Releases CrossOver 9.2

CrossOver 9.1 was released in July based off the Wine 1.2 code-base, but this week CrossOver 9.2 is now available with more enhancements. CrossOver 9.2 was actually released two days ago, but CodeWeavers' RSS feed and/or Mozilla Thunderbird was acting up so we didn't receive notice until this afternoon.
21 October 2010 - CrossOver Games 9.2

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