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Old 12-22-2003, 09:52 PM   #1
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wine cannot find fonts

I compiled and installed:
Wine 20031212

Everything appeared to go fine and programs do run but wine has some sort of font problem. I get the little box for a character that usually shows up when a program doesn't know what a specific char is.
Along with this message from wine:
fixme:font:WineEngCreateFontInstance just using first face for now

Anyone else have this problem / know the solution ??

Old 12-22-2003, 10:07 PM   #2
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Well... I'm about to answer my own questions... seems I posted this one a little too soon

For anyone else that finds this looks for the same solution here it is

Edit the config file ! lol

it's in <HOME>/.wine
filename == config

edit config and you'll see something like this

"dir1" = "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF"
;"dir2" = "/usr/share/fonts/truetype"
;"dir3" = "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TT"
;"dir4" = "/usr/share/fonts/TT"

Remove the ; from the ones you're using and edit them to the correct paths



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