[Wine] How to run japanese app with wine

Daniel Skorka skorka at gmx.net
Tue Jul 18 06:27:00 CDT 2006

Kazuki Yatsuga <hartzzenen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm sorry if this has been discussed before but I've searched a lot about it
> and couldn't find an answer so here it goes: How can I run japanese
> applications with wine? I've tried editing the Fonts section in .wine/config
> to use japanese fonts (like jis and watanabe) but the applications only
> display weird characters in place of the japanese chars. What do I have to
> do so the applications will display correctly japanese text? Thanks for your
> help!

Since noone seems to know anything certain, I'll give what little advice
I have:
Try setting up the locale (man locale) for japanese. Make sure this
locale is available on your system (exact method depends on
distribution). If that doesn't help I'd guess wine isn't quite ready for
that yet.


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