LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 12-13-2013, 05:26 PM   #1
zantgo
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2012
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Diablo 1 in Linux Mint 15 doesn't work


I already have installed Diablo 1 in Linux Mint 15 (x86) using wine, but when I am starting Diablo, the game asks me for the CD- ROM but the problem is that I have already monted the Diablo CD with AcetonISO. What can I do?

Thanks.
 
Old 12-15-2013, 04:47 PM   #2
yooy
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,387

Rep: Reputation: 173Reputation: 173
I think that cd needs to be in same location during installation and during gamestartup. If you use image i would suggest that you burn it to media or try finding portable diabo 1 on net.
 
Old 12-16-2013, 06:44 AM   #3
Knightron
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jan 2011
Location: Australia
Distribution: OpenSUSE
Posts: 1,390
Blog Entries: 7

Rep: Reputation: 164Reputation: 164
Hi zantgo, Diablo 1 is actually one of the very few games i do play on my computers.
Yooy is not correct about the cd needing to be mounted in the same place as when installed. In my experience, wine is good at locating where it is mounted.
To get it to work, insert the cd and open it up in your file manager, once that's done, if you open the game it should find where it's located automatically.

Additionally, if you're anything like me, you won't want to carry around the cd all the time. You can get around this by ripping an iso of the disc, and keeping it saved on your computer. That's what i've done and it's 638Mb.
If you do this, all you have to do after that is, 'sudo mount /location/of/saved/image/Diablo.img /mnt' and then Diablo will work like the disc is in side the cdrom.

lastly, The game plays perfectly, but the start menus are screwed up and only display black.
I run kde, and it is actually possible to view the menus if i activate the 'present windows' effect while the screen is black; or if i press alt-tab to go through the open windows thing.
Doing this makes it possible to setup, half blind. Without them effects you'll be setting up completely blind. Once the initial setup, character creation ect, it's easy to get into your saved game, by just pressing enter until it loads, and then it's smooth sailing.
That all sounds a little complicated, but it's very easy.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Linux Mint doesn't recognise scanner Melvyn Gattinoni Linux - Newbie 27 12-25-2012 08:21 AM
cd dvd doesn't work/how to install linux mint from the internet warrington Linux - Newbie 4 02-17-2012 07:43 AM
wireless doesn't work on Linux Mint Restinpc Linux - Newbie 1 09-07-2010 06:08 PM
Wine - Diablo II LOD TCP/IP doesn't work +where is my wine.conf brainlesspinkey Linux - Games 7 08-26-2007 09:10 AM
Getting the shift key to work in diablo 2 Russ S. Linux - Games 1 09-02-2006 07:34 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:28 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration