Wine 1.7.7 added support for configuring Samba remote shares

November 23, 2013

Wine 1.7.7

The Wine deveplopment 1.7.7 has been released recently. The mainly changes are:

  • support for configuring remote shares using Samba’s NetAPI library
  • multiple keyboard layouts support in the Mac driver
  • improved embedding support through XEMBED
  • support for arrays in VBScript

As well as that, Wine 1.7.7 fixed 49 bugs:

  • Splinter Cell: CT crashes with an unahandled exception
  • Blood 2 (v. 2.1): mouse input not working
  • wine’s system tray should not wake the cpu when idle
  • Tomb Raider underworld demo big troubles
  • Word 2003/2007 Bold Face Type Bug
  • mountmgr.sys: Wine does not recognise empty DVD-ROMs
  • Touhou 9 – Phantasmagoria of Flower View, patching from 1.00 to 1.50a breaks the game
  • Program error window for DVD Profiler (with no obvious error)
  • Monster Jam: No textures
  • PowerPoint 2007 never displays slides 2 or 3 in normal view when paging down
  • Frontpage 2003 crashes when adding URL or exiting the program
  • Mouse in Nostale not working
  • Resident Evil 2: no sound and annoying dialog window
  • toolbar buttons in .chm file viewer are not working
  • BioEdit crashes with “setup_exception_record stack overflow”
  • Every single line is underlined in Dreamweaver codeview
  • Mirror does not render properly in Sims 3 sim customization scene
  • UltraNitroRacers: Fails to launch with built-in quartz
  • UltraNitroRacers: Graphics garbled
  • Homefront (Steam) crashes at launch
  • CivCity Rome 1.1: text and graphics missing
  • Desert Gunner crashes in the main menu
  • Tomb Raider Underworld crashes on startup
  • IBExpert cease work from 1.3.25
  • cannot download watchtower library 2010
  • Alt-tabbing from windowed Kanon makes it think alt is held down
  • Anno 1404 addon 2.1 update installer after clicking the next-button crashes
  • vbscript doesn’t support arrays
  • Windows Performance Toolkit “xperf.exe” tool for Windows on ARM (WoA) needs KERNEL32.dll.ResolveDelayLoadedAPI
  • Caesar IV crashes at launch
  • Installing Microsoft Fix it 50356 fails
  • Physx 9.12.1031 : Installation fails in 64-bit WINEPREFIX
  • Mafia 2 – Failed to create a vertex buffer object
  • Locale settings broke shader program generator.
  • Textures missing in Age of Empires II: Steam
  • No line wrapping in Tweet Attacks Pro
  • WinLaunch 0.4.6.1 (OSX Style free Launcher) needs IShellDispatch5 (.NET shell32 COM interop XP vs. Vista)
  • Odorik.cz app – crash: Page fault on read access to 0x001809c8
  • Dungeons & Dragons Online (ddo) fails to open data files with 1.7.4+
  • Crash when copy by ctrl+c or in-app copy, cmd+c works fine (using MacDriver) on OS X Mavericks
  • Internet Chess Club (ICC) Dasher 1.5.x fails to run due to unimplemented HTMLBodyElement_put_scroll stub
  • Version 1.7.6 Compile Failure – Ubuntu 12.04
  • TERA Online patcher fails to start
  • WinLaunch 0.4.6.1 (OSX Style free Launcher) needs windowscodecs.dll.IPropertyBag2_Write_Proxy
  • GEOVIA Surpac 6.x (geology and mine planning software) needs scrrun IFileSystem3::BuildPath
  • Chessmaster 10th Edition: title bar covers part of the player login window (Mac OS X only bug)
  • Chessmaster 10th Edition: no graphics in the menu, you can’t run the game (Mac OS X only bug)
  • Freespace becomes unresponsive and showing only black screen
  • wininet: In Trackmania Nations Forever new online user registration fails
  • The source is available now. DEBs will be available in Wine PPA soon, run commands below in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) to add the PPA and install wine 1.7:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
    
    sudo apt-get update
    
    sudo apt-get install wine1.7

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