All Wine created windows are tiny

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avamk Mercredi 3 Mai 2017 à 14:27



I've got a new/clean installation of PlayOnLinux on a fully updated Manjaro Linux system, and bizzarely all the windows that Wine creates are absolutely tiny.

For example, I'm attaching a screenshot of the Wine configuration windows, which is a tiny black sliver that you can barely see:

I can tell it is a window because I can still drag it around.

This is happening to other Wine created windows, too, and I've tried Wine versions 2.7, 2.0.1, and 1.8.6.

How can I fix this? Thanks!


hutliver Samedi 6 Mai 2017 à 11:46

Same issue, cannot install anything..

avamk Jeudi 11 Mai 2017 à 1:38

Looks like there's another report of the same problem here:

This is a complete showstopper, really hope someone can help with this!!
remma12 Mercredi 17 Mai 2017 à 11:12

I have the exact same issue.

Using Gnome 3.24 on Arch. Have installed both pre-comiled version and comipled the Git version (4.2 or thereabouts, at work so cannot check right now)

Any ideas as this renders PoL unusable?

remma12 Jeudi 18 Mai 2017 à 11:11

Possible fix is here

avamk Lundi 22 Mai 2017 à 17:19

Thank you @remma12 your possible fix worked for me!!!

I still hope that this issue with PlayOnLinux can be fixed in a future update. Is development still alive??

weeman Mercredi 31 Mai 2017 à 22:58

same problem here - PlayOnLinux is currently unusable :(

avamk Jeudi 1 Juin 2017 à 0:29

@weeman have you tried @remma12's possible workaround linked above?

Even if it works, I hope this problem can be fixed in an upcoming version of PlayOnLinux. Is development still active???

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JanisKarlis Dimanche 25 Février 2018 à 14:12

I have the same issue. Can't use wine now because of this. I wonder how I could fix it?

Tutul Dimanche 25 Février 2018 à 15:14

Wich wine version ?


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TheMuffinMan Dimanche 28 Juillet 2019 à 17:21

The best fix for this in Centos 7 for the most recent version of POL, is to install Crossover and then install microsoft word 2016. It will install all of the dependencies required to fix this. That includes doing everything instructed in the content of these two links;msg=173321

TheMuffinMan Dimanche 28 Juillet 2019 à 17:22

Deleting the lib packages will just cause you to have to reinstall the wine dependency whose lib packages were deleted as was said to be the resolve in the solution of the provided link. This is just based off of my experience. Same with downgrading the said package as he instructed.