Most things work, as usual USS is only available when running it as a root.
What does not
The most annoying problem with eMule is its crash-prone attitude: the program, which can patiently work for weeks under Windows without a single hitch, will crash more or less frequently under Wine.
Different versions of Wine apparently have different crash proneness. Some of them will run my mule for a couple of days, while 1.0-rc1 last only some hours at most. This happens both using my distro's packaged or my own version compiled from the sources; if this is not a problem with Debian, it's likely to be a regression, I could use the mule for several days continuously last year (it would never last as long as under Windows, anyway)
Apart from that, there's the usual slew of bugs which apparently we can't get rid of: CPU hogging and a search field which locks itself are the most frequently encountered.
What was not tested
Web server (but it used to work) and USS.
I'm giving it a bronze rating because the constant crashing actually hinders the usability of eMule which, after all, is meant to be left running in the background without paying too much attention to it.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||openSUSE 11.2||May 29 2010||1.2-rc1||Yes||Yes||Bronze||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Mar 08 2009||1.1.16||Yes||Yes||Platinum||an anonymous user|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 5.x "Lenny"||Jan 21 2009||1.1.13||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 06 2008||1.1.8||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||Arch Linux||Nov 03 2008||1.1.7||Yes||Yes||Platinum||an anonymous user|
Sometimes you can enter text into the search tab but be unable to change it, even though a blinking cursor will be there.
Switching to another tab on the eMule window and coming back to the "Search" tab will return the input field into a usable state, and cut/paste functionality will still work regardless.