Wine-Staging 1.7.49 Makes Wine Apps Look Like GTK3 Programs
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 11 August 2015 at 12:49 PM EDT. 13 Comments
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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 Wine Staging Team explained, "the patchset added in this release adds a full alternative implementation to integrate Wine better into your Linux desktop. The feature written by Ivan Akulinchev utilizes GTK3 for rendering and makes Wine look like an ordinary GTK3 application. Since this feature is very experimental and not everyone might prefer the new look (or the possibly higher CPU usage), you need to manually enable it through the Staging tab of winecfg."


Wine Staging's latest feature... Better theming!


Besides that experimental feature there's also some new stubs, improvements to a few functions, and other experimental patches being vetted here before officially landing in mainline Wine.

More details at Wine-Staging.com.
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