wine font changes system look and feel

Andreas Bierfert andreas.bierfert at
Mon Jun 4 19:47:05 UTC 2012

On Mon, 2012-06-04 at 20:06 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> 1. why is wine making them mandatory? Can't the package be made
> optional in
> wine and wine use one of the default system fonts when it is not
> present? 

You can use wine without the font installed. It is just the meta package
which pulls in the fonts so that a normal desktop use gets the best
experience possible. You can obviously remove the font package and
fiddle with wine.inf or your registry to define sensible replacements
where you see fit.

Andreas Bierfert <andreas.bierfert at>
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