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Enable Font Smoothing In WINE In 2 Commands

View wineWINE has supported font smoothing sine version 1.1.12, however this feature remains disabled by default resulting in rather ugly looking fonts in apps running under WINE.





To enable font (including font subpixel) smoothing, simply follow the instructions below.

1. Open a terminal/konsole

2. Paste the following to commands separately, hitting the enter/return key after each.

This command downloads the script needed.

  • wget

This command runs the script.

  • bash

You’ll now see a screen with 4 options.

For most cases you’ll want to choose option 3.

The setting will be applied to all WINE applications instantly!

Thanks to the UbuntuForums