CDisplayEx is a Comic reader based on CDisplay. It use the popular
7-zip plugins to read many archives types like cbr cbz cbt rar zip tar
7z lzh arj cab tar.gz tar.bz2. It supports jpeg png gif and bmp images.
# Project Admins : progdigy
# Developers : 1
# Development Status : 5 - Production/Stable
# Intended Audience : End Users/Desktop
# License : Mozilla Public License 1.1 (MPL 1.1)
# Operating System : WinXP
# Programming Language : Delphi/Kylix
# Topic : Viewers
# User Interface : Win32 (MS Windows)
# Project UNIX name : cdisplayex
[taken from CDisplayEx project page in SourceForge.net]
Nearly everything, with about the same speed and snappiness as if running it on Windows.
What does not
Once you have installed CDisplayEx, it will default to a blank gray screen. The context menus do not have labels. You can work around this by setting CDisplay to open up in window mode, by editing cdisplayex.xml in ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/CDisplayEx to the following:
Clicking the File > Load File... option segfaults the program, so you cannot open your comics through that. Instead, the files must be dragged into the window, or opened through the console (wine cdisplay.exe /path/to/file).
Alternatively, you can extract the comics to a folder, then use File > Open Folder... to view them.
Upon loading any file, it shows an error window, with options to continue, restart, or close the program, or send a bug report. This same window also appears when you exit, as well as on many other operations (auto colors, fit to screen, double page, etc).Clicking 'Continue' lets you continue, so it can be ignored.
What was not tested
I've only tried it on a few ZIP and CBR files, so I don't know how it will fare on other formats like 7zip.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||May 20 2007||0.9.37.||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|