Wine and XP Themes

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at
Sun Feb 25 17:33:17 CST 2007

Wrong mailing list. Use wine-users.
Unless you want to hack on this yourself of course.

Oh and yeah the only "workaround" is not using themes at all. They are
buggy and never worked right anyway. They are an extra hackish layer on
top of some controls.


Andrew J. Barr wrote:
> I would like to use the XP ClearLooks theme that is available to make
> Wine apps blend in with my GNOME desktop. However, it seems that using
> themes in Wine makes it rather slow. Is this a known problem, is there a
> workaround of some kind, a registry setting or a patch, or is it best
> just not to use themes with Wine right now? I am running Wine 0.9.31.
> According to a Google search, there seem to be scattered reports of this
> problem but no diagnosis or solution.
> Regards,
> Andrew Barr
> (cc'd replies requested)

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