[Wine] running wine wihtout X windows

Vincent Povirk madewokherd+d41d at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 16:13:14 CST 2007

On 2/14/07, Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:
> Is it possible to run wine (wineconsole??) without X windows.
> I just have a simple character app that executes in a DOS window
> and uses printf().
Yes. As long as the app doesn't do anything that requires an X server,
wine won't attempt to use one (it even builds without X libs).
> I tried 0.9.30 and wineconsole doing control_alt_f1 and it BLEW
> I couldnt even alt_f7 to get back. I had to reboot.
Wine shouldn't be able to cause that problem, nor should any userspace
app. It sounds to me like a bug in something else.

Vincent Povirk

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