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I just installed Visual Basic 6.0 in my ubuntu 10.10 using wine but it cannot view the windows font.. why? Theres any way to use it?

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Because you are not running Windows. The Windows fonts are protected by copyright so wine can not distribute them.

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You can install Microsoft Core Fonts here:

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