Wine with GTK support

Registered by jpaul on 2006-05-13

My idea is to make a GTK Frontend for Wine, for wine-applications have Gnome or KDE (with GTK engines for QT) look.
The idea is to launch Windows applications as if they were native linux applications. Example:
-Making a wine version with GTK support
-Install wine_c in a shared folder (why not /C ? :) )
-Associates .exe files with wine
-If possible, make .exe have them own icons

Why not? ...

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2006-11-03 kamion: Are you aware that, after wine is installed, Windows executables will already be transparently executed using wine, via binfmt-support? (If this doesn't work for you, it's a bug.)

2007-11-14: I think GTK support should very well be possible, since XP supports themes already, and wine has (basic) support for these. Imho this should be the top priority with regard to desktop integration, since wine apps look very out of place on the desktop, with their old win95 look and feel.
/C is a bad idea (with regard to FSH and multi-user support), afaik exe are already associated with wine, and i don't think exe-icons are possible with the current version of gnome, since it would require apps like nautilus to know how to extract the icon from the file. This is windows specific functionality, since icons are done differently on linux (seperate files, usually in /usr/share/icons or similar folder).

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