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Amazon Kindle for PC

Application Details:

Version: 1.8.x
License: Retail
URL: http://www.amazon.com/gp/featu...
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.2

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What works

Everything: Downloading, managing/importing collections, viewing e-books, manage your kindle.

What does not

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Additional Comments

Configure Wine to emulate Windows XP. Under ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/winsxs find and delete the following files: x86_microsoft.vc80.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.4053_none_deadbeef x86_microsoft.vc90.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.30729.4148_none_deadbeef Use Winetricks, install the Visual C++ 2008 libraries: winetricks vcrun2008 Set Wine to emulate win98, use winetricks to install the Kindle reader app: winetricks kindle Tested only in Lubuntu.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowFedora 16 x86May 27 20121.5.2No, but has workaround Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Apr 04 20121.5.1No Not installable GarbageDavid Zaragoza 
ShowopenSUSE 11.4 x86_64Feb 08 20121.4-rc2Yes Yes GoldRosanne 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 18 20121.3.37Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowCrunchBang Linux 10Dec 28 20111.3.35Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
29045 Kindle for PC crashes opening books if Times New Roman and Courier New are not installed NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

To work around bug 29045, install Times New Roman and Courier New, either systemwide or with winetricks.

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