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Application Details:

Version: 1.10.x
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.amazon.com/gp/featu...
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.0

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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

Nothing

What does not

Everything

Workarounds

What was not tested

Besides attempting to install, nothing.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

I used the following to try to install. I see the "Please wait while Setup is loading..." and after it reaches 100%, everything exits. $ WINEPREFIX="/home/distantstar/.wine32" WINEARCH=win32 wine KindleForPC-installer-1.19.46099.exe fixme:advapi:RegisterEventSourceW ((null),L"Amazon Download Agent"): stub fixme:advapi:ReportEventW (0xcafe4242,0x0004,0x0000,0x000003e7,(nil),0x0002,0x00000000,0xbde94c,(nil)): stub fixme:advapi:DeregisterEventSource (0xcafe4242) stub fixme:file:SetDefaultDllDirectories (c00): stub err:clipboard:convert_selection Timed out waiting for SelectionNotify event fixme:toolhelp:CreateToolhelp32Snapshot Unimplemented: heap list snapshot fixme:toolhelp:Heap32ListFirst : stub fixme:toolhelp:CreateToolhelp32Snapshot Unimplemented: heap list snapshot fixme:toolhelp:Heap32ListFirst : stub

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentGentoo LinuxFeb 24 20172.0No Not installable Garbagedistantstar 
ShowFedora 21 x86_64Apr 15 20151.7.39Yes Yes PlatinumJames 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 19 20141.6.2Yes Yes PlatinumDave Heston 
ShowUbuntu 13.10 "Saucy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 25 20131.7.6Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 14 "Nadia" x86_64Jul 21 20131.6-rc5Yes Yes Platinuman 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
34710 Can't register/login with Kindle for PC NEEDINFO View
35812 Amazon Kindle for PC 1.10.x crashes when performing action on word, such as dictionary lookup (missing Times New Roman and Courier New fonts) CLOSED DUPLICATE View

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HowTo / Notes

Amazon Games & Software Downloader Required
The Amazon Games & Software Downloader is required to download the KindleForPC Installer. Please reference it's AppDB page for details on any specific requirements it needs for installation before you attempt to install KindleForPC.

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