[Wine] Re: no words

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sat Apr 18 10:55:11 CDT 2009

jerm wrote:
> Im running ubuntu 8.10 on an older computer but im not getting any words when i try to install something or go to wine config; i do see all the buttons, etc. but no words on them...help plz!
> note: i do see words once i set desktop effects to none however it appears to be crossed out or striked through

Do you happen to be using the nVidia legacy driver? What you describe is a known bug with the driver. There's a workaround here: http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-8db18a5bcede469b4862c5771120099cbf0a07a3

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