[PC-BSD Testing] wine pbi9 / etc.

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Sep 20 08:19:06 PDT 2011

On 09/20/11 08:16, Ken Moore wrote:
> On 09/19/11 21:07, Brian Smith wrote:
>> I also cannot install .exe files via Wine. The HPLIP drivers
>> installed successfully, however not all of them show up in the
>> printer configuration dialog - I had to find and extract the PPD file
>> for my F4100 HP into my /home directory and point the installer to
>> it. This is a five year old bug unique to FreeBSD / PC-BSD, reported
>> several times. The Firefox version is woefully out-dated and will not
>> load my extensions or play Flash videos. It's too bad about the
>> crappy Bluetooth support in the BSDs - no fault of PC-BSD, but
>> something I use on a daily basis. With the exception of the old
>> Firefox PBI, it seems these are all upstream issues. These issues
>> aside, Beta 2 has been stable, polished and fast on my system so far.
>> On 09/19/11, *Yuri Momotiuk * <yurkis at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello
>>> Seems like wine pbi is not register mime types. I can not launch exe
>>> files by double click. Please confirm. Thanks.
>>> -- 
>>> Best regards, Yuri Momotyuk
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> Firefox out of date --> We are still finishing the rebuild of the 9.x
> PBI's and the www category is at the end. Once we get there, all the
> web browsers should be updated to the latest versions.
> Bluetooth support --> A bluetooth configuration/setup utility is in
> the works here, and it will probably be released with PCBSD 9.1
> Wine .exe files --> I will look into the Wine PBI and see why it is
> not registering the mime types and get back to you once it has been fixed.
> -- 
> ~~ Ken Moore ~~
> PC-BSD/iXsystems
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I've just committed a fix for wine which will register .exe / .msi files
properly now. It should be fixed in the next update :)

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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