[PC-BSD Testing] wine pbi9 / etc.

Hakisho Nukama nukama at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 20 15:01:12 PDT 2011


2011/9/20 Ken Moore <ken at pcbsd.org>:
> 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 Firefox out of date --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.
>
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> ~~ Ken Moore ~~
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Hello

Waiting for "www category is at the end" is not good, if popular
software with an high impact in security is in such a directory.
The PBI-autobuild system could be improved with some way of
prioritizing the build process. (dependent on popularity/impact)

Regards,
Hakisho Nukama


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