Q4Wine settings

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This is q4wine options editor. You can change options which you enter in First startup wizard.

Also you can customize q4wine theme and language locale, and use advanced q4wine options.

General settings

Icon screen

Option name  Description 
Bin Wine binary loads and runs the given program, where the program is a DOS, Windows 3.x, or Win32 executable.
Set here path to main wine binary file. Usually it is /usr/bin/wine.
Server Wine server is a daemon process that provides to Wine roughly the same services that the Windows kernel provides on Windows.
Set here path to wineserver binary file. Usually it is /usr/bin/wineserver.
Loader Specifies the path and name of the wine binary to use to launch new Windows processes.
Set here path to main wine binary file. Usually it is /usr/bin/wine.
Libs (32 bit) Specifies the path in which to search for builtin dlls and Winelib applications.
Set here path to wine 32 bit libs directory (if present). Usually it is /usr/lib32/wine.
Libs (64 bit) Specifies the path in which to search for builtin dlls and Winelib applications.
Set here path to wine 64 bit libs directory (if present). Usually it is /usr/lib64/wine.
Use tray icon If this option selected, then q4wine will show it's tray icon.
Minimize to tray at startup If this option selected, then q4wine will be minimized to tray icon at first startup.
Minimize to tray at application startup If this option selected, then q4wine will be minimized to tray icon at program icon run.
Show notifications If this option selected, then q4wine will show notifications at it's tray icon.

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System utils configuration


Option name  Description 
tar The GNU version of the tar archiving utility. It will be used for prefix export and import (backup) functions.
Set here path to tar binary file. Usually it is /bin/tar.
mount mount is a binary then allows q4wine to mount a CD images or CD drive.
Set here path to mount binary file. Usually it is /bin/mount.
umount umount is a binary then allows q4wine to unmount a CD images or CD drive.
Set here path to umount binary file. Usually it is /bin/umount.
sudo sudo allows a permitted user to execute a command as the superuser or another user, as specified in the sudoers file. See q4wine sudo faq for details.
Set here path to sudo binary. Usually it is /usr/bin/sudo.
gui sudo This is a path to GUI sudo frontend such as kdesu. gksu or xdg-su. If you don't wish to use GUI sudo front end set it to sudo binary. Also see q4wine sudo faq for details.
nice nice allows q4wine to run a program with modified scheduling priority.
Set here path to nice binary. Usually it is /usr/bin/nice.
renice renice allows q4wine to alter priority of running processes.
Set here path to renice binary. Usually it is /usr/bin/renice.
sh sh is shell, the standard command language interpreter.
Set here path to sh binary. Usually it is /bin/sh.

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User utils configuration


Option name  Description 
Console Terminal emulator for the X Window System which will be used for running wine application in console mode. There different terminal emulators like konsole, xterm, e.t.c... Also you will need to specify terminal arguments.
Set here path to terminal binary file.
Icoutils Converts and creates Win32 icon and cursor files. In some configurations, support for icoutils can be disabled.

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Network settings

You can specify HTTP or Socks v5 proxy.

Proxy settings will be used for winetriks installation process and q4wine network functions.

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Quick Mount settings

This screen gives you ability to select different mount profiles.

Mount profile is a set of mount strings with will be used for mounting and unmounting cd images and/or drive.

By default Q4Wine support following profiles:

Option name  Description 
sudo This profile will use sudo binary to run mount\umount bnaries.

Note: q4wine will not ask user password for sudo by itself. You need to read Post installation guide to setup sudoers file.
gui sudo This profile will use gui sudo binary to run mount\umount bnaries with root\user password prompt before running command.
FuseISO This profile will use FuseISO application which is an FUSE module to mount ISO filesystem images such as .iso, .nrg, .bin, .mdf and .img files.
It currently support plain ISO9660 Level 1 and 2, Rock Ridge, Joliet, and zisofs. to mount/umount images via fuse.

Note: This is most preformed profile for q4wine usage.

Also: You can change default mount and umount command line strings by setting path to third party binary or script and using following variables as arguments:


Option name  Description 
%SUDO% Contains path to sudo binary.
%GUI_SUDO% Contains path to gui sudo binary.
%MOUNT_BIN% Contains path to mount binary.
%UMOUNT_BIN% Contains path to umount binary.
%MOUNT_DRIVE% Contains path to device which will be mounted.
%MOUNT_POINT% Contains path to mount point.
%MOUNT_OPTIONS% Contains default mount options for image mount: "-o loop".
%MOUNT_IMAGE% Contains mount image path.

For example you can set "Mount image" string to:

/home/brezerk/mymount.sh %MOUNT_IMAGE% %MOUNT_POINT%

Where /home/brezerk/mymount.sh is a path to you own mount script.

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Interface


Option name  Description 
Language Specify which locale will be used for user interface and online documentation.
Themes Select q4wine icon themes.

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Logging


Option name  Description 
Enable logging subsystem This option will enable or disable logging subsystem, which allows you to log wine application output without running it in system's console.
Clear logs at startup Because of sqlite engine specific, large amount of logging data can reduce q4wine performance. But if you wish, you can enable or disable database clear option here.

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AppDB browser


Option name  Description 
Open application details in system browser Use system browser instead of set q4wine's widgets.

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Desktop Menu


Option name  Description 
Enable automatic generation of desktop menu If this option is enabled, then q4wine will manage q4wine's desktop menu tree. Update it on prefix, icon or direcotry changes.
Regenerate desktop menu Force q4wine's desktop menu tree update
Remove desktop menu entries Remove q4wine's desktop menu tree.

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Defaults


Option name  Description 
Default virtual desktop This value will be used by default for Run and Icon dialogs.
Use single-click to run program icons. Use single-click to run q4wine program icons at "Programs" tab.
Use the native file dialogs. By default, the KDE or GNOME native file dialog is used unless this option is unchecked.

Note: Qt >= 4.5 required.
Default directory for new wine prefixes. Use default directory path for new wine prefixes during prefix creation.

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Run dialog


Option name  Description 
Open run dialog If this option is enabled, then when You run recent icon, Q4Wine will open Run dialog before runs application.

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Wine desktop import


Option name  Description 
Import wine desktop file at q4wine startup If this option is enabled, then Q4Wine will scan for new wine desktop file at program startup.
Remove processed wine desktop files If this option is enabled, then Q4Wine will remove all processed wine desktop files.

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