[Wine] Re: squares instead of font characters since wine-0.9.13

Jonathan Ernst jonathan at ernstfamily.ch
Wed Sep 27 05:21:57 CDT 2006

Le mercredi 27 septembre 2006 à 11:59 +0200, Jens Gulden a écrit :
> Hi Piotr,
> I had font-problems since version 0.9.9 (the system-font showed up in ugly "Courier"-style only). 
> After months of googling and finding no help at all on the wine-lists, faqs, docs, etc., late last 
> night I finally solved it by copying all files from an original XP's
> c:\Windows\Fonts
> to
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/
> (TTF didn't previously exist).
> (Finally found it here: http://mandrivausers.org/lofiversion/index.php/t30766.html)
> I can't understand why the wine developers don't care at all about fonts. Wine looks so damn wracked 
> and broken without proper fonts that this would even be an argument for not recommending the use of 
> any commercial "Xover-office" solution... Aren't there people trying to fill their stomach with that 
> commercial branch of wine?
> Jens

Please stop the FUD, Wine has correct fonts. If your packager or
yourself can't compile Wine with the required dependencies needed to
produce correct fonts, that's not a Wine problem.

I have no XP fonts whatsoever and Wine fonts look perfect.

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