There have been a few requests for a testing PPA, so that has now been created.
You can find it here or add it to your sources by running the following commands in a terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cybolic/vineyard-testing
sudo apt-get update
and then install Vineyard by running the following command: sudo apt-get install python-wine vineyard
Now that package recipes in Launchpad are out of beta, Vineyard will start publishing daily builds instead of the testing releases you’ve seen so far.
This means that although there is already a new daily build out, it does not yet include functioning theme support (not in the GUI at least), but don’t fret, it
I made a mistake in the version numbers in the Testing PPA which made it impossible to upgrade the packages.
This has now been fixed, but you most likely need to first uninstall python-wine and vineyard and then re-install them after updating your package information.
Sorry for the trouble.
Good news is that the Karmic, Lucid and Maverick
After the somewhat disappointing release of the beta (did anyone download it?), I thought I’d tell a bit about the new features.
Steam is supported quite nicely. Steam applications and games are listed and can be run just like normal programs as well as uninstalled directly from Vineyard.
After months of hard work I finally feel that Vineyard and python-wine are ready for a beta release.
Program adding is not enabled yet, but here are lots of other goodies: indicator support, winetricks integration, pre-installation of support packages when double-clicking an exe, new configuration options, direct ISO/BIN/NRG/IMG/MDF support for drives, improved cli-client, the beginnings of
Yeah, I know; it’s been a while.
But I’ve been busy! I promise!
Today I got some time to work on a little thing I’ve been meaning to do for quite some time. Let’s see if you can guess it from this screenshot:
That’s right, now no matter if you launch a program from within Vineyard Preferences or
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