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12 April 2011, 09:36

Wine 1.2.3 update fixes bugs

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Wine Logo The Wine project development team has announced the arrival of the third point update to the 1.2 branch of its Windows API implementation.

According to the developers, the latest stable branch update includes nearly 40 bug fixes and various translation updates. Bug fixes include addressing issues in, for example, Internet Explorer 8, Notepad, Steam and Starcraft II. Problems leading to memory leaks, graphics corruption issues and crashing bugs have also been addressed. All users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest version.

Details about this maintenance update, including a full list of changes and bug fixes, can be found in the official release announcement. Wine 1.2.3 is available to download from one of the project's mirrors and documentation is provided. The latest development branch release of Wine is version 1.3.17 from 1 April.

Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) is free open source software that allows users to run Windows applications on Linux and Unix by providing its own native replacements for Windows DLLs. Wine source code is available from SourceForge and is licensed under the LGPL. The Wine Project is sponsored by CodeWeavers, which also shares its own code updates with the Project.

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