Wine console windows vs. [x]terminal

Stefan Dösinger stefandoesinger at
Mon Feb 13 03:49:17 CST 2006

> Hi, I notice that Wine opens a Windows-like console window for console
> apps if they are started using the 'winedbg' loader. Is it possible to
> get all console apps to run like this without using winedbg? There is a
> Windows console program using pdcurses that I am trying to check for
> compatability, and having to startup winedbg to get the program to
> function is a bit much. It should also be noted that I do not read the
> wine-users mailing list at this time, but I do read wine-devel.

I guess wineconsole --backend=user <somecmd> is what you want
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