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    Lightbulb Easy way to enable font smoothing in Wine

    As most of you already know, wine supports font smoothing, including subpixel since wine 1.1.12. The problem is, this feature is disabled by default. There are many advices in internet on how to enable it (which includes working out with registry etc).

    But I've thought that enabling and configuring such thing as font smoothing should not require any registry work. So, I've written a script that does all the job for you:



    Quick way to run it:
    Code:
    wget http://files.polosatus.ru/winefontssmoothing_en.sh
    bash winefontssmoothing_en.sh
    Enjoy

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    Re: Easy way to enable font smoothing in Wine

    Works perfectly thanks^^

    now i have ubuntu wine colours and smoothed fonts

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    Re: Easy way to enable font smoothing in Wine

    Works perfect

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    Re: Easy way to enable font smoothing in Wine

    Thanks so much - this was a simple solution to a really annoying problem that I've just been living with. =D>
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    Re: Easy way to enable font smoothing in Wine

    Excellent!

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    Re: Easy way to enable font smoothing in Wine

    It appears to have worked but I'm not sure to what effect.

    Could someone please post some screenshots of before and after?

    Thanks...
    Grasshoppah -snatch the pebberl from my hand... aah... beginah ruck.

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    Re: Easy way to enable font smoothing in Wine

    Awesome! Thanks a bunch!

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    Re: Easy way to enable font smoothing in Wine

    You made my day, thanks a ton!

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    Re: Easy way to enable font smoothing in Wine

    Quote Originally Posted by TiGR View Post
    As most of you already know, wine supports font smoothing, including subpixel since wine 1.1.12. The problem is, this feature is disabled by default. There are many advices in internet on how to enable it (which includes working out with registry etc).

    But I've thought that enabling and configuring such thing as font smoothing should not require any registry work. So, I've written a script that does all the job for you:



    Quick way to run it:
    Code:
    wget http://files.polosatus.ru/winefontssmoothing_en.sh
    bash winefontssmoothing_en.sh
    Enjoy

    hello,
    the script is not available... can you help me?
    thank you.

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    Re: Easy way to enable font smoothing in Wine

    yea cant download the script

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