The fancy loading splash sceen
What does not
It takes about 10 mintes to start up. Since its a retail-only version, it asks immediately for a key. The key registration accepts a key but does not continue from there, making it basically useless. I left it running for about 20 minutes with no change. Restarting it again only made it ask for the key again. While in this state it uses 100% of cpu.
This makes it pretty much garbage for actual usage.
What was not tested
Anything beyond key registration, as thats the part it breaks at
This has been a problem for a long time with newsleecher. The output of the console is not showing any critical errors that would indicate the reason for this (just a lot of fixme for window layout and such) and it just sits there.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 04 2009||1.1.12||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Michael Phillips|
|Show||Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 17 2008||1.1.10||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Michael Phillips|
|Show||Slamd64 12.x||Nov 17 2008||1.1.8||Yes||No||Garbage||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 16 2008||1.1.8||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Oct 09 2008||1.1.5||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|219||Programs refuse to run because of safedisc copy-protection||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|4079||Newsleecher fails to run because of safedisc checks for softice||CLOSED||DUPLICATE||View|
|12103||NewsLeecher - Starts as a small box||CLOSED||ABANDONED||View|