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Lutris game manager starts off 2021 with a sweet small update

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Lutris, the free and open source all-in-one solution to keep your games from different sources together on Linux has a fresh release out to begin 2021. With the ability to download and launch games from Steam, GOG, Humble Store, Emulators, Windows games through the Wine compatibility layer and much more - it's certainly useful.

Release build 0.5.8.2 just went out today, January 5, with these improvements:

  • Fix popover menus not appearing on Wayland
  • Fix game bar getting unselected on Wayland (Forces the last game to stay
    selected)
  • Update Chinese, Dutch, German and Russian translations
  • Download DXVK when Lutris starts
  • Add fsync2 feature detection
  • Limit simultaneous downloads to 3
  • Add support for deb file extraction
  • Add support for Adobe Air games from Humble Bundle (Installation only,
    Air runtime will come at a later stage)
  • Add support for GStreamer enabled Wine builds. This will provide better
    compatibility for games using Media Foundation

 

You can download Lutris from the official site and GitHub. You can also support it on Patreon.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
Tags: Apps, Open Source | Apps: Lutris
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6 comments

boriseto 5 Jan
Huh, is for some reason not updated on their Ubuntu repo? Cause I didn't see the .1 update either, besides this one.
Quoting: borisetoHuh, is for some reason not updated on their Ubuntu repo? Cause I didn't see the .1 update either, besides this one.

It's there, they stopped appending the "ubuntu<version>" string to the end of the package. Since 5.8.1 they just create a single DEB file now. I definitely 5.8.2 there.


Last edited by EagleDelta on 5 January 2021 at 3:28 pm UTC
tuubi 5 Jan
Quoting: EagleDelta
Quoting: borisetoHuh, is for some reason not updated on their Ubuntu repo? Cause I didn't see the .1 update either, besides this one.

It's there, they stopped appending the "ubuntu<version>" string to the end of the package. Since 5.8.1 they just create a single DEB file now. I definitely 5.8.2 there.
I just checked the PPA and seems like they've only updated the package for Groovy. They added a couple of dependencies, but the deb seems to install just fine on Mint (so 20.04 LTS as well).
Pendragon 5 Jan
..so do we need to update the ppa repository string in order to pick this up? That seems to defeat the point of having a ppa at all..
Quoting: Pendragon..so do we need to update the ppa repository string in order to pick this up? That seems to defeat the point of having a ppa at all..

I just looked again, they've updated the package for 18.04, 20.04, and 20.10

That said, several PPAs use non-version specific packages instead of building for each individual, though those kinds of PPAs are still far less common than ones that build for specific versions of Ubuntu.
Pendragon 5 Jan
Ahh I see it finally

Bionic and Focal are built, but just not published.. Hirsuit is stil building I guess
https://launchpad.net/~lutris-team/+archive/ubuntu/lutris/+packages

EDIT: And it's published! Just downloaded the update


Last edited by Pendragon on 5 January 2021 at 7:37 pm UTC
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