[Wine] The fonts are all messed up unless I crank the dpi up a lot

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 09:44:38 CST 2009

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 6:48 AM, DaVince <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
>> Reinstalling Wine didn't help, completely removing it and reinstalling it didn't do squat, installing some msfont thing didn't do anything either.
> Some useful info for you on this: uninstalling and reinstalling the same version of one specific application usually has completely zero effect in Linux. Why? Because nothing actually changes.

That's a bug in wine (in regards to windows applications).

> In Windows, when you uninstall an application, the configuration files and settings belonging to that specific application are usually wiped, too. This is why when you reinstall it, things could suddenly work.
> However, it doesn't work like that with package management in Linux: you only purely install or uninstall the application and the settings will still stay there even after uninstalling (unless you force it by "completely removing" and manually deleting the configuration files). This is why reinstalling the same app most likely has completely no effect on Linux.

"Completely removing" should remove the configuration files without
your involvement.


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