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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 been released as the latest bi-weekly Wine development snapshot.
14 May 2011 - New Release - 10 Comments
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 1.3.11 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
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
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
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
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 1.2.2 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
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
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