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Xfire is free, small, and easy to install Keep track of when and where your friends are playing PC games, and join them with one click IM your friends from within games while you play Fast file download system with special game channels Powerful server browser Profile-based stats tracking. Voice chat

August 31st, 2006--The latest Xfire release brings live updates to nicknames, a whole slew of bug fixes, and many new games.

Application Details:

Version: 1.6x
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.31

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What works

chat, file transfer, game tracking and launching for games that run in wine, links in conversations, server tracking, tray icon. Game launching works for native linux games with some tweaking. Theme switching works if you right click on the tray icon and select theme, and then choose your theme. Any other way causes it to crash.

What does not

game tracking for games that run natively in linux. Ex: say I have quake 4 installed, and the linux binaries. Unless I use wine and launch a windows binary, xfire will not detect it. Also, text on the 'buddy list' is illegible. Sometimes the tooltips don't go away. Crashes on audio chat, and on attempting to switch themes on the options window.


What was not tested

Files and automatic patches.

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Additional Comments

It works but it would work better as a native linux program.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 18 20091.1.31Yes Yes BronzeJustin Soulia 
ShowGentoo LinuxFeb 25 20070.9.31.Yes Yes BronzeFlyser 
CurrentUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 20 20070.9.30.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 24 20070.9.29.Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Jan 20 20070.9.29.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

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