[Wine] Generating a properly configured Wine installation
dank at kegel.com
Thu Apr 10 12:17:41 CDT 2008
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 9:35 AM, Benjamin M. Schwartz
<bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Austin English wrote:
> | You could run wineprefixcreate, then use a shell script to edit
> | ~/.wine/user.reg & ~/.wine/system.reg.
> I have been storing "good" copies of these two files, and using a shell
> script to copy them into the appropriate location. Unfortunately, this
> does not seem to have the desired effect. For example, if I
> use winecfg to set the DPI to 160,
> exit wine,
> back up user.reg and system.reg,
> run wineprefixcreate,
> copy user.reg and system.reg back into ~/.wine/,
> and start a new program,
> the new program starts at 96 DPI again.
> Clearly I am doing something wrong.
1. If you must modify user.reg and system.reg by hand, make sure
that wineserver has shut down first, e.g. wineserver -w.
2. Rather than modifying those files by hand, use regedit to do it.
See http://kegel.com/wine/winetricks for an example of how to script this.
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