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Old 07-14-2004, 09:36 PM   #1
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cant find wine config

I downloaded wine Binary RPM files from but problem is, i install it right, then i install the bug fix one too, so i got both of the files downloaded and both installed, now i cant find the WINE CONFIG FILE@!!! its suppose to be /.wine/config
directory, but seems its not ive reinstalled mandrake about 6 times already, thats the truth!
Old 07-14-2004, 10:11 PM   #2
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sorry for rreplying to my own thread, but ... if i try to install warcraft 3 i get message that it does not support windows 95!! sigh. this is so dumb
Old 07-15-2004, 01:35 AM   #3
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WINE's config files are stored in your /home/*username/.wine directory. Its hidden, so you'll have to enable yourself to see hidden files before you can open it. Theres an option to "View Hidden Files" in the "View" menu on most desktop environments. It isn't at "/.wine" its at "/home/*username*/.wine"

Hope this helps! Don't feel bad either, I was stumped by the same problem once.
Old 07-15-2004, 01:43 AM   #4
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if u installed using rpms u dont get it
u can use the same config file. this is sample given by wine source installation. place it in folder ~/.wine/
i think this might help u

----------------------------myconfig file---------------------------------------------
;; All keys relative to \\Machine\\Software\\Wine\\Wine\\Config

;; If you think it is necessary to show others your complete config for a
;; bug report, filter out empty lines and comments with
;; grep -v "^;" ~/.wine/config | grep '.'

"Windows" = "c:\\windows"
"System" = "c:\\windows\\system"
"Temp" = "e:\\"
"Path" = "c:\\windows;c:\\windows\\system;e:\\;e:\\test;f:\\"
"Profile" = "c:\\windows\\Profiles\\Administrator"
"GraphicsDriver" = "x11drv"
;"ShowDirSymlinks" = "1"
;"ShowDotFiles" = "1"
"ShellLinker" = "wineshelllink"

# [wineconf]

; Windows version to imitate (win95,win98,winme,nt351,nt40,win2k,winxp,win2k3,win20,win30,win31)
;"Windows" = "win98"
; DOS version to imitate
;"DOS" = "6.22"

; Be careful here, wrong DllOverrides settings have the potential
; to pretty much kill your setup.
; some dlls you may want to change
"oleaut32" = "builtin, native"
"ole32" = "builtin, native"
"comdlg32" = "builtin, native"
"shell32" = "builtin, native"
"shfolder" = "builtin, native"
"shlwapi" = "builtin, native"
"shdocvw" = "builtin, native"
"advapi32" = "builtin, native"
"msvcrt" = "native, builtin"
"mciavi.drv" = "native, builtin"
"mcianim.drv" = "native, builtin"
"msi" = "native, builtin"
"d3drm" = "native, builtin"
"d3dxof" = "native, builtin"
"dpnhpast" = "native, builtin"
; you can specify applications too
; this one will apply for all notepad.exe
;"*notepad.exe" = "native, builtin"
; this one will apply only for a particular file
;"C:\\windows\\regedit.exe" = "native, builtin"
; default for all other dlls
"*" = "builtin, native"

; Number of colors to allocate from the system palette
"AllocSystemColors" = "100"
; Use a private color map
"PrivateColorMap" = "N"
; Favor correctness over speed in some graphics operations
"PerfectGraphics" = "N"
; Color depth to use on multi-depth screens
;;"ScreenDepth" = "16"
; Allow the window manager to manage created windows
"Managed" = "Y"
; Use a desktop window of 640x480 for Wine
;"Desktop" = "640x480"
; Use XFree86 DGA extension if present
; (make sure /dev/mem is accessible by you !)
"UseDGA" = "Y"
; Use XVidMode extension if present
"UseXVidMode" = "Y"
; Use XRandR extension if present
"UseXRandR" = "Y"
; Use the take focus protocol
"UseTakeFocus" = "Y"
; Enable DirectX mouse grab
"DXGrab" = "N"
; Create the desktop window with a double-buffered visual
; (useful to play OpenGL games)
"DesktopDoubleBuffered" = "N"
; Run in synchronous mode (useful for debugging X11 problems)
;;"Synchronous" = "Y"
; Use the Render extension to render client side fonts (default "Y")
;;"ClientSideWithRender" = "Y"
; Fallback on X core requests to render client side fonts (default "Y")
;;"ClientSideWithCore" = "Y"
; Set both of the previous two to "N" in order to force X11 server side fonts
; Anti-alias fonts if using the Render extension (default "Y")
;;"ClientSideAntiAliasWithRender" = "Y"
; Anti-alias fonts if using core requests fallback (default "Y")
;;"ClientSideAntiAliasWithCore" = "Y"

;Read the Fonts topic in the Wine User Guide before adding aliases
;See a couple of examples for russian users below
"Resolution" = "96"
"Default" = "-adobe-helvetica-"
"DefaultFixed" = "fixed"
"DefaultSerif" = "-adobe-times-"
"DefaultSansSerif" = "-adobe-helvetica-"

;; default TrueType fonts with russian koi8-r encoding
;"Default" = "-monotype-arial-*-*-*--*-*-*-*-*-*-koi8-r"
;"DefaultFixed" = "-monotype-courier new-*-*-*--*-*-*-*-*-*-koi8-r"
;"DefaultSerif" = "-monotype-times new roman-*-*-*--*-*-*-*-*-*-koi8-r"
;"DefaultSansSerif" = "-monotype-arial-*-*-*--*-*-*-*-*-*-koi8-r"
;; default cyrillic bitmap X fonts
;"Default" = "-cronyx-helvetica-"
;"DefaultFixed" = "fixed"
;"DefaultSerif" = "-cronyx-times-"
;"DefaultSansSerif" = "-cronyx-helvetica-"

; the TrueType font dirs you want to make accessible to wine
;"dir1" = "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType"
;"dir2" = "/usr/share/fonts/truetype"
;"dir3" = "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TT"
;"dir4" = "/usr/share/fonts/TT"

;; key: io-base of the emulated port
;; value : parport-device{,timeout}
;; timeout for auto closing an open device ( not yet implemented)
;"378" = "/dev/parport0"
;"278" = "/dev/parport1"
;"3bc" = "/dev/parport2"

"FILE:" = ""
"LPT1:" = "|lpr"
"LPT2:" = "|gs -sDEVICE=bj200 -sOutputFile=/tmp/fred -q -"
"LPT3:" = "/dev/lp3"

;"read" = "0x779,0x379,0x280-0x2a0"
;"write" = "0x779,0x379,0x280-0x2a0"

;"RelayExclude" = "RtlEnterCriticalSection;RtlLeaveCriticalSection"
;"RelayInclude" = "user32.CreateWindowA"
;"RelayFromExclude" = "user32;x11drv"
;"RelayFromInclude" = "sol.exe"
;"SnoopExclude" = "RtlEnterCriticalSection;RtlLeaveCriticalSection"
;"SpyExclude" = "WM_SIZE;WM_TIMER;"

;These are all booleans. Y/y/T/t/1 are true, N/n/F/f/0 are false.
;Defaults are read all, write to Home
; Where to find the global registries
;"GlobalRegistryDir" = "/etc";
; Global registries (stored in /etc)
"LoadGlobalRegistryFiles" = "Y"
; Load Windows registries from the Windows directory
"LoadWindowsRegistryFiles" = "Y"
; Registry periodic save timeout in seconds
; "PeriodicSave" = "600"
; Save only modified keys
"SaveOnlyUpdatedKeys" = "Y"

"ClearAllSelections" = "0"
"PersistentSelection" = "1"
"UsePrimary" = "0"

; List of all directories directly contain .AFM files
"1" = "/usr/share/ghostscript/fonts"
"2" = "/usr/share/a2ps/afm"
"3" = "/usr/share/enscript"
"4" = "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"

; Uncomment the "Drivers" line matching your sound setting.

"Drivers" = "wineoss.drv" ; default for most common configurations
;"Drivers" = "winearts.drv" ; for KDE
;"Drivers" = "winealsa.drv" ; for ALSA users
;"Drivers" = "winejack.drv" ; for Jack sound server
;"Drivers" = "winenas.drv" ; for NAS sound system
;"Drivers" = "wineaudioio.drv" ; for Solaris machines
;"Drivers" = "" ; to disable sound
"WaveMapper" = "msacm.drv"
"MidiMapper" = "midimap.drv"

;; HEL only: Number of waveOut fragments ahead to mix in new buffers.
;"HELmargin" = "5"
;; HEL only: Number of waveOut fragments ahead to queue to driver.
;"HELqueue" = "5"
;; Max number of fragments to prebuffer
;"SndQueueMax" = "28"
;; Min number of fragments to prebuffer
;"SndQueueMin" = "12"
;; Forces emulation mode (using wave api)
;"HardwareAcceleration" = "Emulation"
;; Sets default playback device (0 - number of devices - 1)
;"DefaultPlayback" = "0" ; use first device (/dev/dsp)
;"DefaultPlayback" = "1" ; use second device (/dev/dsp1)
;"DefaultPlayback" = "2" ; use third device (/dev/dsp2)
;; Sets default capture device (0 - number of devices - 1)
;"DefaultCapture" = "0" ; use first device (/dev/dsp)
;"DefaultCapture" = "1" ; use second device (/dev/dsp1)
;"DefaultCapture" = "2" ; use third device (/dev/dsp2)

;; Use the DNS (Unix) host name always as NetBIOS "ComputerName" (boolean, default "Y").
;; Set to N if you need a persistent NetBIOS ComputerName that possibly differs
;; from the Unix host name. You'll need to set ComputerName in
;; HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\ComputerName\ComputerName, too.
;"UseDnsComputerName" = "N"

;; sample AppDefaults entries

; 3 InstallShield versions who like to put their full screen window in front,
; without any chance to switch to another X11 application.
; So just catch them in a desktop window.

"Desktop" = "640x480"

"Desktop" = "640x480"

"Desktop" = "640x480"

"Desktop" = "640x480"

"Desktop" = "640x480"

;"shlwapi" = "native"
;"rpcrt4" = "native"
;"ole32" = "native"
;"shdocvw" = "native"
;"wininet" = "native"
;"shfolder" = "native"
;"shell32" = "native"
;"shell" = "native"
;"comctl32" = "native"
;"Desktop" = "800x600"
;"Windows" = "nt40"
;; Some games (Quake 2, UT) refuse to accept emulated dsound devices.
;; You can add an AppDefault entry like this for such cases.
;"EmulDriver" = "N"

# [/wineconf]

Old 07-15-2004, 02:34 AM   #5
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Guys... ok i put the config file in, but it still makes no difference because it still detects my ststem as Windows 95!!
Old 07-28-2004, 09:07 PM   #6
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Ok here is your problem

Near the top of your config file you should see a line that says ;version=win98 (or something like that)

all you have to do is remove the semicolon before that line.


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