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Wine Developers Not Yet Convinced By Direct3D 9 In Mesa's Gallium

While Direct3D 9 support in Gallium3D is moving along and will quite likely be merged to mainline Mesa, the Wine developers aren't yet interested in accepting patches to allow this Gallium3D state tracker to be used for increasing the performance of D3D9-using Windows applications.
14 November 2014 - Gallium3D D3D9 - 46 Comments

Wine 1.7.31 Still Hacking Away At DirectWrite & Direct2D

The latest bi-weekly Wine development release is now out there and it features quite a lot of changes, although some of the big ticket items like Direct3D 10/11 and D3D command stream remain out of sight.
14 November 2014 - Wine 1.7.31 - 15 Comments

ReactOS Finally Supports Reading NTFS Volumes

ReactOS, the open-source OS aiming for binary compatibility with Windows 2000, finally supports reading NTFS volumes.
4 November 2014 - ReactOS - 24 Comments

Wine 1.7.30 Continues Work On DirectWrite & Offers Regedit Fixes

The latest bi-weekly Wine development release is making a Halloween debut.
31 October 2014 - Wine 1.7.30 - 4 Comments

Wine 1.7.29 Is Still Implementing DirectWrite

A day after the debut of CodeWeavers CrossOver 14.0, Wine 1.7.29 is now available.
17 October 2014 - Wine 1.7.29 - 2 Comments

CrossOver 14.0 Makes Installing Windows Apps Easier

CodeWeavers has put out a major new release of their Wine-based CrossOver software.
16 October 2014 - CrossOver 14 - 23 Comments

Wine Direct3D Command Stream Not Landing Anytime Soon

As a continuation of the article earlier about a kernel-like staging tree for Wine, there's one mailing list post in particular that deserves its own post... It appears for at least the time being that the Direct3D command stream patches have been stalled from being mainlined.
10 October 2014 - D3D Command Stream - 23 Comments

Wine Developers Contemplate A Kernel-Like Staging Tree

Wine developers are contemplating a staging-like tree where new changes could be introduced faster before being mainlined inside Wine, but this idea doesn't catch the fancy of all Wine developers.
10 October 2014 - Wine Staging - 3 Comments

Wine 1.7.28 Stubs Out DirectPlay Voice Support

It's time for another bi-weekly Wine development release.
3 October 2014 - Wine 1.7.28 - 3 Comments

Wine 1.7.27 Is Still Working Towards Direct2D Support

While more and more first-rate games come to Linux, if you still need Wine for running some older Windows titles, the latest bi-weekly development release is now available.
19 September 2014 - Wine 1.7.27 - 3 Comments

Wine 1.7.26 Implements More Of DirectWrite, C Runtime Improvements

A new bi-weekly Wine development release is available today that has several bug fixes affecting a handful of different Windows gamers, for anyone still dependent upon Wine for Linux gaming this weekend.
5 September 2014 - Wine 1.7.26 - 5 Comments

PlayOnLinux Has Experimental BSD Support

The PlayOnLinux open-source project that's a graphical front-end to Wine to ease the installation of Windows games on Linux and other applications, is continuing to push ahead as it gains more features against CodeWeavers' CrossOver software.
4 September 2014 - PlayOnLinux - 19 Comments

Wine 1.7.25 Has A Packet Capture Library

The latest Wine bi-weekly development release features an implementation of a packet capture library.
22 August 2014 - Wine 1.7.25 - 4 Comments

Wine 1.7.24 Starts Working On A DirectWrite Implementation

Wine 1.7.24 was released today as the latest bi-weekly Wine development release and with this new version comes the start of some new functionality for running your favorite/necessary Windows programs under Linux.
8 August 2014 - Wine 1.7.24 - 8 Comments

Wine 1.7.23 Has Initial Support For 64-bit Android Builds

The latest bi-weekly development release of Wine has some semi-interesting features in store for those habitually updating their Wine installs for running Windows programs on Linux.
25 July 2014 - Wine Features - 8 Comments

Wine 1.7.22 Tries To Improve Internet Cookies

A new Wine 1.7 development series bi-weekly point release is now available.
12 July 2014 - Wine 1.7.22 - 4 Comments

CrossOver 13.2.0 Allows Easier Package Installation On Linux

The latest stable release of CodeWeavers' CrossOver software is now available and it's now more liberal about package installation.
10 July 2014 - CodeWeavers - 2 Comments

Wine 1.7.21 Supports Unicode 7.0, Interlanced PNG Encoding

The latest Wine bi-weekly development release is now available.
27 June 2014 - Wine 1.7.21 - 16 Comments

Wine 1.7.20 Finally Released, Brings X11 Drag & Drop Fixes

Wine 1.7.20 was delayed an extra two weeks due to outside scheduling conflicts, but that new release is now available. While the release schedule was twice as long, the release isn't too particularly exciting.
13 June 2014 - Wine 1.7.20 - 28 Comments

Pipelight Now Supports AMD GPU Acceleration By Default

Pipelight is the interesting open-source project to support Windows browser plug-ins within native Linux browsers. Pipelight serves as a wrapper for Windows plug-ins in Linux browsers using Wine and for browsers supporting NPAPI plug-ins. This software, which allows Silverlight and Netflix to work on Linux, is out with a big update.
4 June 2014 - Pipelight - 4 Comments

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