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Ensign
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 19
# 30
09-20-2012, 05:54 AM
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Originally Posted by therealdoh123 View Post
officially supported clients are always easier to use and usually less problematic... no matter how they port it. Cider doesn't seem to be having an issue with the update (its a fork off Wine from many years ago so is quite a bit different)... its something either in Wine itself, or with libXplugin for X11 support, which Cider doesn't use, but all other usage of Wine does.
A "native" (read: Cider) client would be amazing. As you know, Cryptic etc. are notoriously tight lipped on the subject. But I did email Transgaming a few months back to suggest they might find a customer if they approach them :-P

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Originally Posted by therealdoh123 View Post
I'd like to know their fix... but VirtualBox actually uses some Wine code for their DirectX handling so it could be the same root problem.
Ah interesting. Very interesting. I'd go digging, but as luck would have it my Internet connection went down and I'm currently 3G'ing on my iPad. In two days I've lost STO and my Internet - first world problems hey.