[Wine] Re: Low Quality Sound and Video settings in TF2

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Fri May 9 12:23:47 CDT 2008

Sleaka J wrote:
> Ok, I'm now in a worse position than before.
> I completely reinstalled Ubuntu 8.04, Envy and Wine (started off as 0.9.59, but upgraded to 0.9.61). Using the 169.12 nVidia drivers again. I've disabled Desktop Effects and added the VideoMemorySize key (set to 256 as that's how much memory my video card has).
> Now every time I start Team Fortress 2, after the Valve and Source movie logo show, I just get a black screen. No sound, the game doesn't even load, no mouse movement, alt-tab just gives me Steam or TF2 of which neither work and won't switch. The only thing I can do is Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to restart X.
> Tried -dxlevel 80, -dxlevel 81, -autoconfig. Same thing. glxgears now reports 5600fps (possibly due to compiz being disabled).

Have you followed the HOWTO for installing Steam? Did you killed pulseaudio before starting Wine? Have you disabled "in-game steam community"?

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