[Wine] WoW: cannot open non-existing files

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 15:08:18 CST 2012

On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 10:13 AM, IceNekromant
<wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Hello everyone.
> I downloaded the latest Version of wine with Yast.
> And I want to play WoW.
> I have allready the file "World of Warcraft" and I start the programm with the command in the terminal:
> wine "Z:/home/World of Warcraft/WoW.exe" -opengl
> The programm starts, I can loggin and I see all my characters, but if I loggin with one, there comes an instant error, from WoW and also from wine.
> I can't see in the Error reports of wine oder WoW, where is the problem.
> But I've looked into the terminal, and there is this:
> failed to open Z:/home/World of Warcraft/Data/Interface/Icons
> failed to open Z:/home/World of Warcraft/Interface/Icons
It appears that these two directories either do not exist or have
incorrect permissions.

The question is did you try to install this program using Steam and
into the user's local directory where you are logging in from?  Also,
did you look at the World of Warcraft Applications Database page for
hints on what you are trying to do here?


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