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All Wine created windows are tiny

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avamk Woensdag 3 Mei 2017 om 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: http://imgur.com/a/ZOnob

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 Zaterdag 6 Mei 2017 om 11:46

Same issue, cannot install anything..

avamk Donderdag 11 Mei 2017 om 1:38

Looks like there's another report of the same problem here: https://www.playonlinux.com/en/topic-15190-Weird_issue_with_PlayOnLinux.html

This is a complete showstopper, really hope someone can help with this!!
remma12 Woensdag 17 Mei 2017 om 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 Donderdag 18 Mei 2017 om 11:11

Possible fix is here

avamk Maandag 22 Mei 2017 om 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 Woensdag 31 Mei 2017 om 22:58

same problem here - PlayOnLinux is currently unusable :(

avamk Donderdag 1 Juni\ 2017 om 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???

windowsmoviemaker Donderdag 1 Juni\ 2017 om 12:19

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JanisKarlis Zondag 25 Februari 2018 om 14:12

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

Tutul Zondag 25 Februari 2018 om 15:14

Wich wine version ?


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TheMuffinMan Zondag 28 Juli 2019 om 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 https://www.codeweavers.com/support/wiki/Diag/MissingLibGL    



TheMuffinMan Zondag 28 Juli 2019 om 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.