Tested and working Xnews version 2006.08.24. This works, although you will need several dll files from your Windows installation to be put in the xnews directory to make it all work well. Thanks to Mike Dee in for getting inline jpg images to work. This was done by taking 5 dll files from a real Windows XP system and putting them into your xnews directory. These 5 files are:

In winecfg, my current Libraries used with Xnews are as follows:

comctl32 (native, builtin)
ole32 (native, builtin)
oleaut32 (native, builtin)
riched20 (native, builtin)
riched32 (native, builtin)

Copy the files to your xnews directory then run winecfg in a term window and assign each library as so listed above. Also, this is Important for inline images:

In Xnews.ini:


That is it, enjoy!

Application Details:

Version: 2006.08.24
License: Free to use
Votes: 3
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.6

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Everything seems to work.

What does not

Nothing that I've tested has failed.


What was not tested

Posting, adding new groups.

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Additional Comments

I tested before with MacOS X 10.5.4 and Darwine 1.1.4. Now using MacOS X 10.5.5 and Darwine 1.1.6 and all seems to work well.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentMac OS X 10.5 "Leopard"Oct 18 20081.1.6N/A Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowMac OS X 10.5 "Leopard"Sep 14 20081.1.4N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowFedora Core 6Aug 04 20070.9.42.Yes Yes GoldOhmster 

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