[Wine] Re: YET ANOTHER world of warcraft help-a-noob
wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sat Nov 29 06:23:21 CST 2008
I recommend using the DirectDrawRenderer and set it to opengl. I also recommend setting your cards video memory under the VideoMemorySize key. I've messed with "RenderTargetLockMode" and chose textex for my nvidia card, I really couldn't find any appreciable difference between the options, I think one option slightly lowered my fps when I was testing them.
Here is also a ton of info on just running wine and wow:
As other posters have mentioned before, to access files it says you don't have permission to, its better to use 'sudo'. For instance, to open a file in ubuntu:
sudo gedit <path to file>
sudo gedit myFile
sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Under kubuntu, use 'kate'
sudo kate <path to file>
"sudo" runs the single command with root privileges.
Be careful when modifying xorg.conf, make a backup. Also, switching to linux with an ati graphics card was a poor choice. If it can be helped, buy a nvidia card. Also, when upgrading to 8.10, the restricted drivers offered by ubuntu were crap for nvidia, I had to install beta drivers manually (which is fun, because every kernel patch breaks them).
Hopefully someone with knowledge of ati, wine and wow can help.
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