q4wine-cli - Man Page

console utility for wine applications and prefixes management.


q4wine-cli [KEY] ...
q4wine-cli -p <prefix_name> [-d <dir_name>] -i <icon_name>
q4wine-cli -p <prefix_name> -b <windows_binary_path> [args]


q4wine-cli is part of the Q4Wine project. It provides a console interface to the Q4Wine database and its core functions.


A summary of options is included below.

-ps,  --procs

output Wine process list for current prefix or for all prefixes and exit

-p,  --prefix

sets the current prefix name

-d,  --dir

sets the current directory name

-i,  --icon

sets the current icon name

-cd,  --cdimage

sets the cd image name

-b,  --binary

sets the path to Windows binary for execute with current prefix settings

-k,  --kill

sends -9 term signal to current prefix process or for all prefixes processes

-pl,  --prefixlist

output all existing prefix names and exit

-dl,  --dirlist

output all existing dir names for current prefix and exit

-il,  --iconlist

output all existing icon names for current prefix/directory and exit

-cl,  --cdlist

output list of all cd images and exit

-ml,  --mountlist

output all mounted media for current prefix or all prefixes and exit

-m,  --mount

mount a cd image or drive for current prefix and exit

-u,  --umount

umount a cd image or drive for current prefix and exit

-h,  --help

display help and exit

-v,  --version

output version information and exit

Exit Status

0 if OK or -1 if serious troubles



The Q4Wine main gui program


The Q4Wine command line interface program


The Q4Wine runner helper program


Directory containing Q4Wine's shared libraries


Directory containing Q4Wine config, icons, database and temporary files.


Thanks to all

Q4Wine is available thanks to the work of many to all people, who was involved in the development process, testing, bugreporting, packaging or translation creation. For a full listing of the authors, please see the file AUTHORS in the top-level directory of the source distribution.

Active developers

Oleksii S. Malakhov (brezerk) <brezerk at gmail.com>

Project maintainer, lead developer, web site designer and developer, project documentation, support, etc. ;)

Sergey Skrypnic (opium) <opium@jabber.com.ua>

Website developer, hosting administration

Inactive developers

Pavel Zinin (pashazz) <pzinin at gmail.com>

Winetricks plugin developer

Dmitry Marakasov (amdmi3) <amdmi3 at amdmi3.ru>

FreeBSD support fixes


The most recent public version of wine can be downloaded from https://q4wine.brezblock.org.ua/download/

The latest snapshot of the code may be obtained via GIT for information on how to do this, please see https://q4wine.brezblock.org.ua/download/#git

Q4Wine, development headquarters, is at https://q4wine.brezblock.org.ua This website contains a great deal of information about Q4Wine.


If you find a bug in Q4Wine please report it to <brezerk at gmail.com> or directly to Q4Wine bug tracker https://sourceforge.net/projects/q4wine/

See Also

q4wine(1), q4wine-helper(1), wine(1), wineserver(1)

Referenced By

q4wine(1), q4wine-helper(1).

27 Jan 2016 Q4Wine 1.2-r2 Manual Q4Wine Manual