The freeware version has the following limitations
* no commercial use allowed
* lacks all features introduced in IDA Pro >5.0 (5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 6.0)
* lacks support for many processors, file format, debugging etc..
Installing and running the program. Basic analysis. Graph view.
What does not
Yellow popups/tooltips do not show text.
What was not tested
Debugging, and advanced analysis features.
This would likely be platinum without the tooltip issue (or gold if a workaround can be found).
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||May 25 2011||1.3.20||Yes||Yes||Silver||Alex Bradbury|
|Show||Fedora 14 x86_64||May 01 2011||1.3.18||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Zachary J|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Apr 29 2011||1.3.16||Yes||Yes||Platinum||an anonymous user|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|16183||Popup text is immediately overwritten by background in IDA Pro||NEW||View|
|30579||Main window does not regain focus after dialog closes in IDA Free 5.0||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|30581||Dialog windows can get hidden by the main window in IDA Free 5.0||UNCONFIRMED||View|
Use winetricks work around the font display problem:
If you get a message box on startup, stating:
ÂÂ"Keyboard layout error: Failed to get the scan code of '~' (VkKeyScaÂn failure)"
Either check the box "don't display that message again" or go to the following directory:
Then open the file "idagui.cfg" with a text editor, and locate the line containing the following:
and comment it out:
save and restart.