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6-05-2009 @ 2:47PM
Seconding the wine suggestion for Wow on Linux. Appdb.winehq.org gives some good tips on how to get it all set up; the only real point of note is that you have to run it in OpenGL mode (wine wow.exe -opengl) to get it to run. Your mileage may vary, but my framerate in Ubuntu (Intrepid) is actually double what it was in Vista, even with Compiz running, and I have no problems with it at all. It's actually significantly more of a headache to get Ventrilo working than WoW, though that seems to have gotten better of late as well. Feel free to ping me if you have any questions.
6-05-2009 @ 3:15PM
True. From my experience with Ubuntu, you could run it in DirectX mode, but the framerate would be a lot lower than if you tried it in OpenGL mode (if it would run in DirectX mode at all)
6-05-2009 @ 4:23PM
Runs pretty nicely on my Ubuntu 9.04 amd64 laptop, NVIDIA GeForce 9600mI just copied the whole World of Warcraft file directory from Windows to Linux and added this to the end of config.wtf:SET gxApi "opengl"Now all I have to do is run wine Wow.exe, or click the icon I made for the Ubuntu toolbar. The WoW icon scales automatically, so I'm using that for the icon.
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