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Raptor Engineering Helping To Improve POWER Support In Wine, Eyes Hangover

In hoping to improve the situation for running Windows programs on POWER9 hardware under Linux, Raptor Engineering has contributed a set of patches so far for bringing PowerPC 64-bit little endian support to Wine's library. This is great news if you are a current Talos II customer or hoping to get one of the lower-priced POWER9 Blackbird systems from the company this year.

26 February 2019 - Wine POWER - 33 Comments
FAudio Lands In Wine For New XAudio2 Re-Implementation

If the day wasn't exciting enough for Linux gamers thanks to the release of DXVK 1.0, long-time Linux game porter and FNA developer Ethan Lee has seen his FAudio implementation land in Wine for improving the state of XAudio2 support.

25 February 2019 - XAudio2 Via FAudio - 4 Comments
More Details On The WineD3D Vulkan Plans & Why DXVK Isn't Being Used

Yesterday we shared that Wine developers at CodeWeavers have begun exploring a Vulkan back-end for WineD3D for their Direct3D 11 support and lower, separate from their work on VKD3D that is targeting Direct3D 12 atop Vulkan. More details on that effort have now been shared.

25 January 2019 - WineD3D Vulkan Damavand - 66 Comments
Wine-Staging 4.0 Released

If Wine 4.0 is having issues with some of your Windows applications or games, Wine-Staging 4.0 is now available and worth a glass.

25 January 2019 - Wine-Staging 4.0 - 2 Comments
Wine Developers Are Exploring A Vulkan Backend To WineD3D

While Wine developers have already been working on VKD3D as Direct3D 12 implemented on top of Vulkan for Windows programs, it turns out Wine developers are exploring getting WineD3D on top of Vulkan for older versions of Direct3D using Vulkan rather than OpenGL.

24 January 2019 - WineD3D To Vulkan - 62 Comments
Wine 4.0 To Be Released In The Next Few Days

With yesterday's release of Wine 4.0-RC7, the regression/bug count is low enough and the situation looking good that the stable Wine 4.0.0 release should be tagged in the next few days.

19 January 2019 - Wine 4.0 Releasing - 5 Comments
PlayOnLinux 5.0 Alpha 2 Now Available

Released last September was the PlayOnLinux 5.0 alpha with a redesigned web interface to this graphical front-end around Wine. Besides the new UI, there was also a lot of low-level work as part of its new platform while for kicking off 2019 a second alpha is available.

1 January 2019 - PlayOnLinux 5.0 - 2 Comments

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