Missing fonts

Segin segin2005 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 17:38:43 CDT 2006

Alexander N. Sørnes wrote:

> Hello,
> I have found some font problems recently with Wine.  First of all, the 
> text of most richedit objects started displaying as rectangles since 
> around Wine 0.9.9, and now, with current CVS, no text is displayed in 
> applications witht the standard Windows interface (like winecfg, 
> wordpad, message boxes etc.) on some systems.
> While the first issue occurs on all systems I have tested, the second 
> one does not.  On a system with only the free corefonts installed, the 
> text is missing; while on a system with all Windows/MS Office fonts, 
> it is displayed fine.
> What are the new default fonts?  Is the first system misconfigured, or 
> does Wine only use non-downloadable Windows fonts now?
> Regards,
> Alexander N. Sørnes
I found a solution, not very good but it works:

open regedit
Delete HKEY_USERS\\S-1-5-4\\Software\\Wine\\Fonts\\External Fonts\\

An indication that it works is that the following doesn't come up as all 
wineconsole --backend=user wcmd

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