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I really hate WINE

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I never really had much luck with it. I did get the half life2 to play in Ubuntu long ago but never could repeat it.

I decided to try in Arch and it was just as terrible. I got steam to run. I got HL2 to start up but then it would freeze at the menu.

Here is the worst part, Wine completely took over my right click context menu. As much of a pain it is to install it, it's a bigger pain trying to get it out.
    
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Windows?

DirectX is cool
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Did you change any settings in wine? what settings are you using?
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I was using the stock settings with winetricks.
    
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What version of wine?

From Wine App DB

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Hardware the game was played on: CPU AMD Phenom II X4 810 @2600MHz, GPU nVIDIA GeForce GTS250 1Gb 738MHz NV Clock/1100MHz VRAM Clock.

Disabling GLSL in Wine registry gives about 20% FPS boost on my hardware without any changes in visual game appearance.

I've been using dxlevel 90, 2x MSAA and 16x anisotropic set in the game setting, 4xSSAA+2xMSAA/16x aniso forced from the nVIDIA control panel, wine multisampling enabled in registry (by winetricks), offscreen rendering mode (orm) set to backbuffer (again using winetricks, this is required for water refraction pixel shaders to function correctly when AA is active), HDR level set to "Full" (it doesn't change anything as the game don't include any HDR-enabled map), shadows level set to "Low" (so-called "soft-shadows" Source engine rendering is currently broken under wine), texture detail set to "Very High", models detail set to "High", water reflections set to "Reflect All", shaders quality set to "High".
http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManage...rsion&iId=5652
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whatever the stable release is from the Arch repos. Looks like 1.3.13. I don't really care, I just want to remove all of it.
    
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Although Wine has come along way, sadly it's still temperamental
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whatever the stable release is from the Arch repos. Looks like 1.3.13. I don't really care, I just want to remove all of it.
your package manager should be able to uninstall otherwise go to the directory it is in and type sudo make uninstall.

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5.2. How do I uninstall *all* Windows applications?

To remove all programs installed under Wine, remove the wineprefix (usually the ~/.wine directory) by pasting the following command into a terminal:

rm -rf $HOME/.wine

But that doesn't remove them from the system menu; to clean out the menus, carefully paste the following commands into a terminal:

rm -f $HOME/.config/menus/applications-merged/wine*
rm -rf $HOME/.local/share/applications/wine
rm -f $HOME/.local/share/desktop-directories/wine*
rm -f $HOME/.local/share/icons/????_*.{xpm,png}
rm -f $HOME/.local/share/icons/*-x-wine-*.{xpm,png}
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No, wine is gone. I uninstalled it. It's still stuck in the context menus though.
    
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Linux is just crap for games. Wine never worked for me and if I want to play then its into windows. OH I play a lot so unless I am at work no Linux for me. Seiously I have installed it on many machines and Wine just sucks.
Wine is just fine, it may take a lot of work and time but you can get most things to work.
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