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Wine 1.1.29 fixes Adobe Reader 9.10 Upgrade Fails

By • Sep 2nd, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

Wine gets a development release today. Version 1.1.29 is a developemnt release that fixes bugs found in the previous version. Amongst the many bug fixes, the worth noting are;

PortableApps.com Platform 2.0 beta 1 Adds Automatic App Launch, Themes and Richer Right-Click Menu

By • Jul 20th, 2009 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source, Windows

The full-featured PortableApps.com Suite that runs from a USB pen drive on any Windows system is now at version 2.0 Beta 1. The newly upgraded platform comes with tons of features like theme switching; seven different theme colors available and the possibility to customize or load other themes in the PATheme format. In PortableApp Suite […]

Ubuntu: CCleaner Cleans-Up your Browsers and Applications running in Wine

By • Jan 24th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source

Ubuntu+Wine: I just asked myself, if CCleaner is such a powerful tool in Windows, cleaning your Internet Cache, Cookies, Internet History, removing temporary and unnecessary log files and more, then why can’t it do the same with the browsers and applications I run on Wine in my Ubuntu desktop – Ubuntu 8.04

Wine 1.1.4 comes with fixes for Google Chrome

By • Sep 6th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Linux Tips and Tricks

The builders at Wine (Windows on Unix) have quickly come out with Wine 1.1.4 that includes better support for the Google Chrome browser. This is a green light to all those who intend to try Google Chrome on their Linux box. Other major improvements are; – Substantial chunks of WinHTTP are implemented. – More JavaScript […]

After 15 years Wine finally releases version 1.0

By • Mar 26th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Open-Source

After 15 years of beta releases, the Wine (Windows on Linux) project finally releases version 1.0. Presently there are 1,241 Windows applications that install and run on Wine – these are found under the Platinum category; the other categories are; Gold – Applications that work flawlessly with some DLL overrides or other settings, crack, Silver […]