[Wine]Running a game in full screen mode?

Rick Knight rick_knight at rlknight.com
Sun Jul 17 11:55:32 CDT 2005

Jeff Vian wrote:

>On Sat, 2005-07-16 at 11:51 -0700, Rick Knight wrote:
>>My only reason for using wine is Half-Life. I use CXOffice for all other
>>Win apps that I need to run. For Half-Life, the only wine version that
>>works correctly is 20031016. Yes, October 2003. Every couple of months I
>>try the latest wine, but the results are always the same, a critical
>>function does not work, usually save game, load game and new game. I had
>>hoped that the change to registry only, no config, might make things
>>work, but no, I still have to use 20031016. Perhaps you should try
>>different "legacy" versions until you find one that works satisfactorily?
>>Before anyone suggests I try debugging wine versions after 20031016 to
>>see where things broke, I did try that but could not find any one change
>>that caused the problem. Apparently a lot of things were changed around
>>the end of 2003.
>>Anyway, good luck,
>>Rick Knight
>I am running Half-Life 2 on an FC4 box.
>Using cedega 4.4 from www.transgaming.com and it works flawlessly.
>Cedega is intended for the gamer, so it is kept up-to-date.
>The subscription to transgaming is only $5/month and although not
>required (except the initial account setup), it is well worth the cost
>to keep current with updates as they are made available.

Thanks for the input. I haven't tried Transgaming/Cedega for quite a
while. How current is it with wine itself? Is it based on a recent version?

Rick Knight

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