There are always some Windows applications that has no perfect replacement in Linux. Snapd provide a quick and clean way to install wine apps like Notepad++ and foobar2000, so you don’t have to spend time tweaking wine all day long. However, as the following screenshot shows, the default UI of the app sometimes is so antique that my eyes will bleed even glance at it.
Unlike traditional wine app, to access the wine config utility, you need to use
<appname> winecfg command in shell. For example, to access wine config for foobar2000, execute
Desktop integration tab, there’s a pull down menu that allows you to choose the theme used for the app. Wine support installation of Windows XP theme.
Windows XP royale theme:
There is also a breeze dark theme for wine app made by [email protected]. It suits pretty well on the dark theme, although the appearance of the button still looks win95.
To install this theme, exit the application first. Then append the registry to the end of
Start the app and the new theme should be applied.