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Re: [vox-tech] Wine and fonts?
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Re: [vox-tech] Wine and fonts?

On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 12:35:05PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> the easiest way to set up wine is by using winex -- www.transgaming.com.
> it costs 5 bucks, and they just released a new version of winex: 2.0.1.
> once you get winex installed (deb or rpm format available) you can copy
> your windows TT fonts from another machine (or just make a symlink if
> it's on the same machine) to $HOME/TransGaming/System/Windows/whatever.


> begin Stephen M. Helms <Mytho_X@pacbell.net> 
> > Ok, so I know wine has progressed alot so I thought I would try it out 
> > again and now I can actually get the application to work.  I am getting 
> > the following output:
> > 
> > /usr/bin/wine.bin Ws92_32.exe ...
> > Wine cannot find the FreeType font library.  To enable Wine to
> > use TrueType fonts please install a version of FreeType greater than
> > or equal to 2.0.5.
> > 
> > So I checked what version of freetype and it looks ok:

> > 
> > The application work great from a functionality stand point, It just 
> > looks awfull, I am guessing because I don not have the fonts setup right.

Try the FAQ or INSTALL for xfstt, the X font server for
TrueType. They've got instructions for finding suitable fonts
on the www. 

Chuck Polisher

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