Stardock Central

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Last version (unmaintained since june 2008, replaced by Impulse) :
- 2.54.522, build: 167 (download)
- 2.54.524, build: 166 (after updating)

Application Details:

Version: 2.54.52x
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.6

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

Everything tested (beyond the repported bug bellow on the login screen)
- Installation (in new clean .wine prefixe)
- Authentication and connexion
- Update (to 2.54.524, build: 166)
- List of Purchased Software (2 + an extension : Sins of a Solar Empire and Gallactic Civilizations + Add On)
- News, Discussions, Chat
- Integrated Web Browser (IE based on the Wine Mozilla Gecko engine downloaded automaticaly)
- Store
- Archive restoration of a game (SoSE 1.03.021)
- Game update (SoSE 1.05.028)
- Archiving (SoSE 1.05.028)
- Game uninstallatin

What does not

Small User Interface issue :

- At the login window, validating the "password" field by "ENTER" exit the application instead of connecting : instead click "next" to proceed.

=> See bug#12804 winecfg: pressing enter in library override closes winecfg

=> which link to Bug#13870 : Stardock Central : first login exit the app if using the "ENTER" key to validate password entry)


What was not tested

Web based services (no need of SD Central for this) like
- Store
- Purchasing games
- Downloading a demo

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

There are problems when used with some winetricks installed, not sure of the one responsible, bug yet to be filled

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 04 20101.3.6Yes Yes PlatinumSébastien Rombauts 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 18 20081.0.0Yes Yes PlatinumSébastien Rombauts 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

Stardock Central seems to freeze in game list
Stardock Central seems to freeze when you refresh the game screen, in fact it just takes some time, have to wait 35 seconds each time. No installation trick, everything works out of the box : Platinum !


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