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News Rover

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Version: 12
License:
URL: http://www.newsrover.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 0.9.42.

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What works

To install I needed to copy mfc42.dll and msvcp60.dll from Windows XP to the system32 directory. Then the installation went OK. When re-launched for some reason it started minimised. This I only found out by having it in a virtual desktop. By clicking on the icon it opens up fine. I have used the file search, downloaded, tagged for download and unrared through News Rover and all seems stable.

What does not

I have noticed that if it is managed by the window manager and you switch back after viewing another application it fails to redraw I needed to kill News Rover. At the moment this seems to be the only drawback.

Workarounds

What was not tested

I have not tested the autoscan because I never use it however I should imagine that it would be fine.

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Additional Comments

Great Program to use because of the search capabilities!

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 03 20070.9.42.Yes Yes GoldLes 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 26 20070.9.35.Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Nov 09 20060.9.23.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

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