16bit wine application has red background

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lunolas
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16bit wine application has red background

Post by lunolas » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:43 am

I'm trying to run an old Win 3.1 program on Wine, latest on ubuntu 19.10 (also testing on 18.04).

It works OK but the background is all red, so makes all images look funny. I think it's supposed to be white?

Any ideas? using WINEARCH=win32 and trying all windows versions from 3.1 to windows 10, all behave the same. I unchecked window manager window decoration and control. It's supposed to look like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Rtjujfhfcc

But, looks like this

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Re: 16bit wine application has red background

Post by jkfloris » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:09 pm

You could use dosbox to run Windows 3.1 and run this program.

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Re: 16bit wine application has red background

Post by DarkShadow44 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:43 pm

First off, do you have a download for that program?
Second, there's been a substantial fix for win16 graphics in wine git, however, wine-5.0-rc5 doesn't include that yet. If you can build from source you can test, or if you provide a download, we can test.

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