[K12OSN] K12LTSP 5EL and Wine

Rob Owens rowens at bio-chemvalve.com
Fri Jul 27 19:17:27 UTC 2007

I think I had to install the 'fontforge' package from the rpmforge repo
in order to get text in my menus in wine.  I don't know why fontforge
isn't considered a dependency of wine, since it seems to be required.


Kemp, Levi wrote:
> I've switched to using K12LTSP 5EL 32bit and really love it. It seems to
> be a more stable than 6 was and I've had better luck with integration
> into AD. Actually everything is working great except I'm having some
> weird trouble with wine. I've got 5EL installed on my server at school
> and on my pc at home, reinstalled twice now. But every time it's the
> same, there is no text in wine. The menus, buttons, etc, are there, but
> no text. I've checked for font packages but that hasn't seemed to help.
> Should I ask the Wine list, or the CentOS list? I've always had great
> luck here so I thought I'd ask you all first. I need it for a couple of
> legacy windows apps hosted on a file server. They ran great on K12LTSP
> 6, but I like the release schedule better for EL. Also, I've got another
> app that won't run under wine, and was considering using a virtual xp
> setup. Any thoughts on a good way to do that? Or would it just be easier
> to run a windows terminal server? Thanks.
> Levi Kemp
> Technology Specialist
> Bolivar R-I School District
> 417-328-8943
> lnkemp at bolivar.k12.mo.us
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