[Wine] Wine not properly loading config file

Gleber p. gleber at mapnet.pl
Mon Sep 26 16:36:30 CDT 2005


Wine isn't using config file since version about 200504** (not sure 
about exact date). So You can easly rm ~/.wine/config and forget about 
it, now You should use "winecfg" tool to configure Wine.

Gleb Peregud.

phil lemelin wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm starting with wine. I've been playing with an older version from 
> 2003 and just ugraded to the Wine version : 20050524.
> I'm using RedHat 9 at the moment.
> I'm trying to change the resolution and drives in Wine, but for some 
> strange reason, every changes I make in the ~/.wine/config file are 
> not reflecting in wine.
> I naturally verified if I had any wineserver running in the 
> background. Nothing. I'm trying to swtich the 640x480 resolution to 
> 800x600. So I modified the " "Desktop" = "640x480" " to this line " 
> "Desktop" = "800x600" ". Nothing happens to the resolution when I load 
> wine and notepad, i'm still at 640x480.
> Even weirder, if I take the config file and rename it to another name 
> like config.test, Wine load without any problem (still at 640x480)
> I tried searching for all config files on my system and renamed or 
> changed the value to 800x600, nothing. Same thing happens when I 
> change the value for the disc drive...  /.wine/drive_c/windows or 
> /.wine/ will make the drive C appear at /.wine/drive_c .....
> I need my apps, wordviewer, excelviewer, etc to load at full screen. 
> It was easy to do with my old version but now, It seems I cant do it.
> I hope someone has a clue and can point me somewhere because i'm kinda 
> lost here.
> -- 
> Philippe-Alexandre Lemelin

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