Public Peer

This application automatically updates itself to the latest version.

The servers are shutdown and this application no longer works.

Application Details:

Version: Latest
License: Free to use
Votes: 3
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.11

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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Test Results

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What works

  • Install.
  • Application launches.
  • System tray icon.
  • Windows draws correctly.

What does not

Wine's taskkill cannot kill the gozilla.exe application.


What was not tested


Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

winetricks -q vcrun2005 needed.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 25 20141.7.11Yes Yes NoGoldKen Sharp 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 21 20141.7.11Yes Yes NoGoldKen Sharp 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 06 20121.5.14Yes Yes NoBronzeKen Sharp 
CurrentFreeBSD 9.0 x86_64Oct 06 20121.4.1Yes Yes NoBronzeKen Sharp 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 23 20121.5.6Yes Yes NoSilverKen Sharp 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
8960 lack of GLX causes wine to crash CLOSED FIXED View
10277 Uninstalling software does not remove them from Programs menu CLOSED FIXED View
13879 Gomez Peer blanks screen and does not redraw correctly CLOSED FIXED View
20234 Gomez Peer auto-update fails CLOSED FIXED View
22315 Notification tray icons using solid rather than transparent background colors CLOSED FIXED View
22487 tray icons broken with ubuntu 10.04 for some users (affects utorrent 2.0.1, autohotkey) CLOSED FIXED View
24745 Loki fails due to missing msvcp80.dll.?find@?$basic_string@DU? $char_traits@D@std@@V?$allocator@D@2@@std@@QBEIABV12@I@Z CLOSED FIXED View
26548 GómezPEER is always visible behind other windows CLOSED ABANDONED View
26549 Add support for setting processor priority (niceness) NEW View
26550 Top shows unnamed process when running GomezPEER NEW View
26944 taskkill needs to handle both / and - switches CLOSED FIXED View
28507 Gómez PEER fails to draw window CLOSED FIXED View
29133 Gómez PEER fails to update CLOSED FIXED View
31068 Gómez Peer Vis C++ error CLOSED FIXED View
31517 Gomez Peer blanks screen and does not redraw correctly in Win XP mode NEW View
31820 GomezPEER Bug 26944 causes a Wineserver crash CLOSED FIXED View
35410 Gómez Peer: Java runtime crashes and loops in WinXP mode CLOSED FIXED View
35415 Gómez Peer: CPU utilisation diagnostic does not work (requires kernel32.GetSystemTimes implementation) CLOSED FIXED View
38343 Unimplemented function mfplat.dll.MFGetPluginControl CLOSED FIXED View
39030 wineserver --persistent doesn't start up system services NEW View
53101 Public Peer silently exits CLOSED FIXED View
56623 wineboot --shutdown doesn't do anything NEW View

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HowTo / Notes


Tested under Wine 1.7.38.

  1. Run winecfg and set Windows mode to Windows 7.
  2. Install.

Thanks to Kåre Baastrup for the help.

Uninstall leaves empty directories behind
Following uninstall of Gómez Peer you will likely be left with a number of empty directories. This is normal behaviour and the same occurs in Windows XP. This is not a Wine bug.