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The final version of Visual IRC 2.0, out of release candidate stage. Some bugfixes and noticeably more stable in Wine, if not for one major error.

Application Details:

Version: 2.0
License: Free to use and share
URL: http://www.visualirc.net/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.27

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Test Results

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What works

  • Launches perfectly fine, like previous version
  • Window integration with taskbar without big glitches
  • It closes without exceptions

What does not

  • Program freezes on connect, stays stuck at DNS lookup, and then returns "Not a Winsock" error
  • The few lucky times the program did connect after a couple hours it disconnected with a crash

Workarounds

What was not tested

  • Scripts

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Skip this version, it really is garbage on Wine. The added stability sure doesn't help when the program can't even be used for what it was intended for. Use RC5 instead. The errors are most likely involved with Winsock but overriding that can't be done.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 16 20091.1.27Yes Yes GarbageAdam O'Dell 

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