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Latest version of AWS Workspaces Windows client, (updated 1/15/2019) works great!



  • Resolves an intermittent issue with the Caps lock key becoming stuck.
  • Minor bug fixes



Application Details:

Version: 2.5.2.1128
License: Free to use
URL: https://aws.amazon.com/workspa...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.2

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Works great after using the workarounds

What does not

  • Printing
  • Dual monitors caused Workspaces client menu to appear on incorrect monitor but does not effect functionality.


Workarounds

I had to install VB Runtime 2013 with `winetricks vcrun2013` as well as delete vchan_plugins/pcoip_vchan_remoteprintclient.dll as suggested by https://appdb.winehq.org/objec...

What was not tested

Any other functionality that was not remote desktop or printing

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

I have dual monitors and I notice that clicking the amazon drop down menu (which is right above the session) opens in the wrong position (on other monitor) but does not affect functionality

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentManjaro Linux 18.0.0Feb 19 20194.2Yes Yes YesSilverSeth 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO Install





To install from the CLI use the msi installer. Example: wine msiexec /i Amazon+WorkSpaces.msi 

Remove the following file to stop crashes on progarm start: ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Amazon Web Services, Inc/Amazon WorkSpaces/vchan_plugins/pcoip_vchan_remoteprintclient.dll

In some cases you may need to install install VB Runtime 2013 this can be done with winetricks `winetricks vcrun2013`

Comments

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Issues with dual monitor
by Rene Ventura on Monday April 8th 2019, 10:17
Hello, I'm running latest version of the AWS Workspace client as well as Wine's and VB, I hit the full screen and only the second monitor is available. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04, any idea why? I would like to be able to use at least 2 monitors.
RE: Issues with dual monitor
by Brooks on Monday April 8th 2019, 20:46
I have experienced this issue as well. I am not sure if this is a Workspace client issue or a wine issue. I work around it by scaling the Workspace window to go across both monitors.
RE: Issues with dual monitor
by Rene Ventura on Tuesday April 9th 2019, 9:07
That's sad, I really wanted to use Amazon's client for this. I guess I will have to wait till they have that Linux client. I need a simple way to get to the instances, passing both way audio and multi-screen. Do you know about any app that could help me with this? I'm testing xrdp,...
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