[Wine] Wine should use Mono and Gecko installed in the system

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 09:21:55 CST 2008

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 4:09 AM, Ansus <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Wine FAQ says Wine is not an emulator, but in fact, it works like an emulator - it
> does not enhance Linux API, but simply creates a virtual Windows environment completely isolated from other parts of the system.

> * If a program uses some fonts, Wine requires the fonts to be in Wine's fonts
> directory and does not use already installed in the system (and Wine's fonts
> cannot be used by a Linux application)

Wine utilizes corefonts if installed natively.

Most of this other stuff is impossible to do or would take an obscene
amount of effort which is useless when we can simply use windows
versions (mono, flash, etc.). Often times, the windows versions are
better supported anyway.


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