LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-06-2003, 12:55 AM   #1
j0ecanad1an
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Features of Wine


Hello all, I am doing a project in school on Wine. In which, I have been assigned to research Wine's feature. Looking at "winehq.com/site/wine_features" they stat one of the feature is "Desktop in a box or mixable screen". I was wondering if anyone could explain what this means. Thank you.
 
Old 10-06-2003, 11:54 PM   #2
mi6alec
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Distribution: Mandrake 9.2
Posts: 41

Rep: Reputation: 15
I'm pretty sure that this is referring to the different ways that wine can interact with the window manager (there are 3):

- Managed: Each window from a Wine app is its own window within your Window Manger, and receives a linux style title bar
- Unmanaged: Each window from a wine app is its own window, but has a windows style title bar (i think?)
-Desktop: Creates one "mother"/"desktop" window in linux that contains all of your win9x windows. They can not leave this "mother" window.

The program winesetuptk lets you set your config file for each mode, and has picture previews for them (thats where I got my descriptions from). Take a look at that

Hope this helps
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Features of KDE vs. Features of Gnome donlinux Linux - Newbie 17 12-04-2005 01:01 PM
Your Favorite Features.. Cliekid Yoper 19 12-12-2004 12:54 AM
New xmms features doralsoral Linux - Software 1 05-14-2004 08:39 PM
what are the features of the new slackware 9? ethanchic Slackware 2 09-27-2002 07:15 PM
Features Of Kernel 2.4.x WindozBytes Linux - General 6 11-11-2001 08:36 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:04 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration