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i got wine installed, brought over my wow install from windows, made changes to the config file, used mozilla and active x. When i load up wow, comes up great, ...
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    wow crash


    i got wine installed, brought over my wow install from windows, made changes to the config file, used mozilla and active x. When i load up wow, comes up great, i log in fine, pick my char. then when it loads up into the game it locked up?
    anyone know what to do about this?
    also is it still safe to play wow in linux, i have read something about people getting banned from wow for this, because the warden thinks they are using a cheat device.
    Thanks a ton!

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    I have a similar problem and it gets fixed if I uncheck "Allow Pixel Shader (if supported by hardware)" option in the Graphics tab in winecfg.

    I am running WoW on a Gateway MX6960 with a 945M Intel video card.

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    I did what you said to and it worked, i was able to move arround, but my char. did now show up, just my pet? Also the game was very sluggish, and my mouse had much lag seemed very slow moving.

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    Same here unfortunately
    I can get it to a playable level if I change the terrain distance to a minimum value in the video settings.
    I am using Direct 3D instead of OpenGL because for me OpenGL seems to be buggy (character textures are all over the place).

    Try setting gxApi to d3d.
    This is my Config.wtf file, it's in WTF folder in the WoW installation folder.

    Code:
    SET UIFaster "2"
    SET gxApi "d3d"
    SET ffxDeath "0"
    SET ffxGlow "0"
    SET SoundOutputSystem "1"
    SET SoundBufferSize "150"
    SET locale "enUS"
    SET readTOS "1"
    SET readEULA "1"
    SET realmList "us.logon.worldofwarcraft.com"
    SET readScanning "-1"
    SET readContest "-1"
    SET patchlist "us.version.worldofwarcraft.com"
    SET hwDetect "0"
    SET gxResolution "1280x800"
    SET gxMultisampleQuality "0.000000"
    SET SmallCull "0.070000"
    SET DistCull "350.000000"
    SET farclip "177"
    SET particleDensity "1.000000"
    SET movie "0"
    SET showToolsUI "0"
    SET realmName "Moon Guard"
    SET gameTip "55"
    SET checkAddonVersion "0"
    SET spellEffectLevel "0"
    SET M2UsePixelShaders "1"
    SET Gamma "1.000000"
    SET MusicVolume "0.40000000596046"
    SET SoundVolume "1"
    SET MasterVolume "1"
    SET weatherDensity "3"
    SET useWeatherShaders "0"
    SET AmbienceVolume "0.60000002384186"
    SET uiScale "1"
    SET unitDrawDist "300.000000"
    SET lod "1"
    SET baseMip "1"
    SET DesktopGamma "1"
    SET minimapInsideZoom "0"
    SET gxVSync "0"
    SET anisotropic "2"
    SET ffx "0"
    SET gxColorBits "24"
    SET gxDepthBits "24"
    SET mouseSpeed "1"
    SET cameraYawMoveSpeed "180"
    SET cameraYawSmoothSpeed "180"
    SET cameraDistanceMaxFactor "1"
    SET ShowTargetCastbar "1"
    SET ShowVKeyCastbar "1"
    SET deselectOnClick "0"
    SET autoSelfCast "1"
    SET minimapZoom "0"
    SET MasterSoundEffects "0"
    SET EnableMusic "0"
    SET EmoteSounds "0"
    SET SoundListenerAtCharacter "0"
    Also, install the latest version of wine, I think .40 is the latest one HOWTO Install and update World Of Warcraft with wine - Gentoo Linux Wiki

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    Thank you for posting the wow config file!
    However i was unaware that i had other options besides opengl. Could someone tell me how to change/then run wow in this other way?
    Thanks

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