Originally Posted by computerophil
I see that the most recent pets for WINE on this page are hosted by ziddu.com. The site's "about us" page tells me nothing.
Downloading from it is a PIA. It seems you can't use pwget, there are popups, the download with Seamonkey is very slow (and no resume) and weird things are happening. A minute ago the download showed almost the full download of 14MB, and now it's back to 10MB!
Then, after some 10-15 minutes of downloading, it finished with the message :
"Wine...pet could not be saved because an unknown error occurred. Try saving to a different location."
I checked my download path, and there are some 77GB of space available for this 13MB file.
Is this program even safe to download, let alone to install?
No md5sum is provided, and I have no idea who wrote this pet. And the alternative download link is dead.
Has anyone here actually tried Wine-1.1.24...pet?
PS. After posting the above, I went back to ziddu.com and tried the download again. It took 35 minutes to download the 14MB file,and this time it saved, although the path and the method of downloading was exactly the same as on the previous failed attempt - go figure! Total time spent(including all failed attempts) downloading this program that I don't feel comfortable running - about 90 minutes.