Another two weeks have gone by and the team hacking away on the compatibility layer Wine have a brand new development release available.
Need to know what Wine is? Here's a quick primer: it's a constantly improving compatibility layer that allows the running of Windows-only applications and games on Linux and other operating systems. It's one of the driving forces behind Steam Play Proton. Helping you to get whatever you need done on Linux, or perhaps so you don't have to give up that favourite game.
September 11 saw the release of Wine 5.17. The release highlights include:
- ADVAPI32 library converted to PE.
- Beginnings of an NDIS network driver.
- Still more restructuration of the console support.
They also noted 17 bug fixes. Solving issues either with this release or previously for: Deadlight: Director's Cut, Chrome / Chromium, World of Tanks, Risk II, Visual Studio 2019, Motocross Madness 2, The Sims Complete Collection and more. Full release notes here.