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Application Details:

Version: 1.16.x
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.amazon.com/gp/featu...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.4

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Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

It installs, loads, and signs in, and syncs books all normally.

What does not

To install with winetricks-20180217, this patch to Winetricks must be used:

kindle: use an older Kindle version to work around wine bug 43508

cf. Winetricks issue 825

Workarounds

To install with winetricks-20180217, this patch to Winetricks must be used:

kindle: use an older Kindle version to work around wine bug 43508

cf. Winetricks issue 825

What was not tested

syncing a Kindle device (I don't have one; Onyx Booxs are much better)

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

using 32-bit wine prefix

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentSlackware -currentMar 26 20183.4Yes Yes YesSilverGeremia 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux Unstable "Sid"Apr 23 20172.6Yes Yes GoldNil 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64Jul 21 20161.8.3Yes Yes Platinum/dev/fra 
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 27 20161.9.11Yes 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
35041 Multiple apps and games crash with heap corruption or live-lock in libX11 (EA Origin, Garmin Express Fit, SMPlayer, LotRO launcher, Kindle for PC, Conan Exiles)('taskset -c 0 wine ./foo.exe' is a workaround) RESOLVED NOTOURBUG View

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