PlayOnLinux Changelog

New in version 4.2.5

September 17th, 2014
  • Support for wxpython 3.0
  • Compatibility with Debian 8.0
  • Compatibility with next version of Mac OS (10.10 Yosemite, tested on DP7)
  • Mac OS: the bundled wine version is now 1.7.26, and uses winemac drv (far less XQuartz depencies)
  • Mention URL in POL_Download and POL_Download_Resource error messages (should help with user support)
  • Add POL_Config_Win16 to check if the host can run win16 programs, see http://linux-kernel.2935.n7.nabble.com/tip-x86-urgent-x86-64-modify-ldt-Ban-16-bit-segments-on-64-bit-kernels-td838675i120.html
  • Various bug fixes

New in version 4.1.9 (January 19th, 2013)

  • Packages page ehanced. Little by little, you will see the real names of the packages, accompanied with icons instead of codenames
  • Possibility to overwrite existing installs without causing bugs.
  • Enhancement in localisations
  • Virtual desktop are now compatible with wine 1.5.16+
  • Bug #1486 should be fixed
  • Bug #1446 fixed

New in version 4.1.1 (May 25th, 2012)

  • Icewind Dale II was missing from the family of Black Isle cRPGs, this is now fixed.
  • The widescreen mod installer has been updated so it can be used with this game, too.

New in version 4.0.16 (March 22nd, 2012)

  • everything that happens to virtual disks is logged to simplify Wine debugging
  • automatic management of Gecko installation
  • PlayOnLinux can start an executable from the terminal
  • playonlinux file.exe
  • easy access to the virtual disks right from your home directory
  • check if your videocard is correctly setup
  • support for Desura and Origins
  • possibility to break out of a stuck installation processes
  • Coloring of terminal output
  • Wine crashes detection
  • No more "winemenubuilder not found" messages
  • PlayOnMac starts XQuartz on its own, fixing a bug experienced by many people
  • and many bugfixes
  • At the same time, the library has been enriched to support a collection of games available from Good Old Games; classical games of adventure, role playing, action, strategy, there's something for everyone...
  • Advent Rising
  • Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic
  • Arma: Cold War Assault
  • Broken Sword 1: Shadow of The Templars
  • Broken Sword 2: The Smoking Mirror
  • Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon
  • Divine Divinity
  • Dungeon Keeper 2
  • Enclave
  • Fallout
  • Fallout 2
  • Far Cry
  • Flatout
  • Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone
  • Giants: Citizen Kabuto
  • Ground Control 2
  • Incoming and Incoming Forces
  • Iron Storm
  • Jack Orlando: A Cinematic Adventure
  • Neverwinter Nights Diamond Edition
  • Nox
  • Painkiller: Black Edition
  • Riven: The sequel to Myst
  • Sanitarium
  • Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator
  • Temple of Elemental Evil (+patch)
  • The Witcher Enhanced Edition Directors Cut
  • Two Worlds: Epic Edition

New in version 4.0.14 (February 22nd, 2012)

  • New features:
  • Wine version windows remade. It's a lot more adapted to small screens
  • Ability to choose icon size in main windows
  • Size and windows position is saved when PlayOnLinux/PlayOnMac is closed
  • wine 0.9.x support (wineprefixcreate)
  • New plugin : PlayOnLinux Vault.
  • Added POL_Wine_X11Drv (Bug 543)
  • Bugs fixed:
  • Slow connexion on IPV6 machines ("PlayOnLinux's website isn't available"), increased timeout.
  • Register link on login window goes to the good website (Linux or Mac)
  • Default size of main window is changed, so that we can see the whole toolbar.
  • Bug fixed in python detection
  • Bug fixed into POL_Wine_wineboot
  • Bug fixed into POL_Wine_OverrideDLL
  • Bug fixed into POL_LoadVar_ProgramFiles
  • Bug #429 fixed : Unable to use PlayOnLinux Offline
  • Messenger is fixed
  • Bug report is fixed
  • Code is cleaned

New in version 3.8.12 (March 11th, 2011)

  • The following installers have been updated:
  • Borderlands (clean-up)
  • Bulletstorm (Wine version update)
  • Dead Rising 2 (clean-up)
  • Dragon Age 2 Demo (Wine version update and bug fix)
  • Fallout 3 (installer rewritten from scratch)
  • Fallout 3 - DLC (clean-up)
  • Fallout 3 Patch 1.07 (installer added)
  • Steam (Wine version update)
  • The Witcher Patch 1.5 (bug fix)
  • These installers will no longer work with PoL versions prior to 3.8.12.
  • Note: Due to a mistake (fixed yesterday), all Wine builds had faulty sound support, so we strongly suggest that you delete and reinstall PoL's Wine builds using the Manage Wine versions option.
  • Dragon Age 2 now works with PlayOnLinux :
  • We bring you this day the sequel to one of the best RPGs for PC, Dragon Age 2.
  • It is actually a role-playing/action game. You are Hawke, a human hailing from the city of Lothering. You can choose the gender and class of you character, before setting out on a journey to the city of Kirkwall. You can always choose your way in the dialogues and the fighting system allows you to switch between strategy and real-time action.

New in version 3.8.5 (November 1st, 2010)

  • Besides fixing this (major) bug, we made another change, to a function used by scripts to create shortcuts. Its arguments had been inverted compared to PlayOnMac, which made compatibility between PlayOnMac and PlayOnLinux rather difficult.

New in version 3.8.3 (September 27th, 2010)

  • PlayOnLinux Installers Updated (Act II)
  • Worms Reloaded now on PlayOnLinux
  • PlayOnLinux Installers Updated
  • Blur is available
  • Spam mail
  • 2 Ubisoft games available

New in version 3.7.3 (February 15th, 2010)

  • PlayOnLinux automatically extract icons during the installation process to use them in the main menu.
  • A bug corrected preventing user from changing a program icon
  • Few translations were corrected
  • Definitive correction (we hope) of $PROGRAMFILES variable problem. Script are being rewritten.
  • PlayOnLinux is now available in Greek (Thank you kapcom01)