Wine 0.9.59 Released

Wine, an open source free implementation of Windows on Linux, released new ver 0.9.59. Wine provides both a development toolkit for porting Windows source code to Unix as well as a program loader, allowing many unmodified Windows programs to run on x86-based Unixes, including Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, and Solaris. Please, check out the download page for packages for your distribution.

The following are the main changes:

  • Improved support for the .NET framework.
  • Better services handling through a separate services.exe process.
  • Support for ATI fragment shader.
  • Better support for http proxies.
  • Window management fixes.
  • Pre-compiled fonts are now available in the source tree.
  • Lots of bug fixes.

You can also get the current source directly from the git or CVS repositories. Check respectively or for details. If you fix something, please submit a patch; instructions on how to do
this can be found at

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