6.71 Beta1

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6.71 Beta1

Postby Stuart264 » Thu May 26, 2016 5:56 am

I have been running Newsbin betas pretty successfully under WineHQ Stable on Debian Jessie, however the latest release 6.71 Beta 1 fails to install as it detects Wine as Windows XP.

Can you advise if there is either a command line switch in the installer to bypass the check or what the installer is checking for so I can add it into Wine?

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Re: 6.71 Beta1

Postby Stuart264 » Thu May 26, 2016 6:19 am

Just figured it out on my own, I used the latest version of Winetricks to configure Wine to report its version as Windows 7, Installer worked fine and Newsbin is running happily.
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Re: 6.71 Beta1

Postby Quade » Thu May 26, 2016 7:34 am

That's a good tip to know.
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