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How can I specify the resolution of a program to 800*600, and for other programs to full screen or other specific resolutions?
You could try a way i was searching for when i wanted to use different programs an the same time or even the same program in multiple windows:
Lets assume you have World of Warcraft installed in /media/fun/wow Lets also assume you have Left 4 Dead 2 installed in /media/fun/l4d2 Lets last assume you installed yesterday Ventrillo and it went to .wine in your home folder.
Do the following if you want to have them all open at the same time
FOR LEFT 4 DEAD 2:
You will have all 3 open and visibly active. Here is the trick:
You EXPORT the wine configuration to the games folders using the
The wine explorer options used above are (In the case of WOW):
This took me almost a whole year to find and use since sometimes users wanted 2 or 3 opened programs at the same time. And since i teach free software i had to really dig into this.
After doing the above you can just create a LAUNCHER in the desktop pointing at the executable with the
Other tips and tricks are:
Hope it helps anybody.
For more information see How to Install and Configure Wine
You can run a program in desktop mode (this is a mode where Wine draws a desktop in a window and loads the application within that). This allows you to set a fixed resolution so that if a Windows application is fullscreen-only, you can limit its size.
I assumed you meant 800*600 instead of 600*800 but that's easy enough for you to swap around.
"Wine bottles" allows to set different default settings (resolution, sound options, libraries...) for different applications.