Release changes 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 More >
There are a bunch of features already brewing in Vineyard, but what would you most like to see show up in the next release?
Here’s a few of the things I’ve been working on, but feel free to suggest your own ideas.
- Programs page speed-up/improvements
- Colour-“theme” editing
- Windows theme support
- Making it possible to disable More >
If you’re interested in the technical stuff, python-wine can now read all the contained info in a Windows shell link More >
You know how the best way to test something is to just use it? Well, using this turned out to be quite easy 😉 Here’s the Perpetuum public beta running happily through Vineyard: To run, just download the very small client from Perpetuum’s website, run it with Vineyard Launcher and select More >
How does this look to you?
Currently Vineyard doesn’t quite read winetrick’s output correctly and thinks that it crashed, but other than that it works 😉
After posting the screenshot in the last post, I went through my other screenshots and found something interesting.
How did Vineyard begin you may ask? Well, it actually began as another program called WineRack around the same time as I was creating LinReaper. It initially looked somewhat like Transgaming’s Cedega and More >
I know I haven’t made a big deal of it, but there is actually a command line tool included in Vineyard: vineyard-cli.
Vineyard-cli can create configurations, list installed programs, uninstall programs, map drives, setup virtual desktops, set audio options, set graphics options, well basically almost everything that vineyard-preferences can do so More >