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Alright. So a friend of mine helped me install Linux Fedora after my computer Blue-screened on Windows XP and I've been running it for about a day now. Well, he told me that Wine would be a good program so that I could get World of Warcraft running again on my computer. So, I installed wine and followed instructions to get Gecko working with Wine as well. I installed World of Warcraft and it booted up just fine, the launch screen came up right and I thought I had it taken care of.
I launched the game and Wine+Gecko did something odd. It flipped the background of the game, kept all the buttons and entry fields where they were supposed to go and froze my computer. I reset the computer and tried it again, it did the same thing. Anybody know how to fix this?
Alright, thanks for the reply. I checked and there's a new version of wine (1.1.3) and I installed it, but my wine configuration still says that I have 1.0. How do I get it to run 1.1.3 because that should solve my problem for good.
Alright, I found it, but something went wrong. I'm typing the exact error message followed by what it gave me when I asked for more details.
A package could not be found that allows the task to complete. More information is available in the detailed report.
wxPythonGTK is needed by package playonlinux-3.0.8-3mdv2009.0.noarch (/tmp/playonlinux-3.0.8-3mdv2009.0.noarch-1.rpm)
imagemagick is needed by package playonlinux-3.0.8-3mdv2009.0.noarch (/tmp/playonlinux-3.0.8-3mdv2009.0.noarch-1.rpm)
python-base is needed by package playonlinux-3.0.8-3mdv2009.0.noarch (/tmp/playonlinux-3.0.8-3mdv2009.0.noarch-1.rpm)
That's the error message and details. I'm going to search those programs, but could someone provide a link here just in case. Please and thank you.
I just found wxPythonGTK. When I tried to download it, this error message came up:
A problem we were not expecting has occurred.
Error Type: <type 'exceptions.NameError'>
Error Value: global name 'result' is not defined
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/install-files.py , line 20, in <module>
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py , line 1006, in install_files
txmbr = self.yumbase.installLocal(inst_file)
File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py , line 2575, in installLocal
Alright, it says it downloaded successfully and I've found the stuff after that. Now I can't find the button that lets me apply the playonlinux settings to WoW. If someone could post instructions as to how I can do that, it should solve this problem once and for all. *knock on wood*
In terminal playonlinux. If there is no such command then it is not installed correctly. I hate to say it but fedora is probably not the best for someone just starting out. You may want to try opensuse 11,Mandriva 2008,or PCLinuxOS. The package managers are already set up so it's simple to install just about anything you need.
By installed correctly that means that you have the playonlinux.rpm and all it's dependencies. Which are other rpm packages that will help to run playonlinux like Wine.But as far as the program goes it is self explanatory you just add and then choose any game of your choice and it sets up wine and downloads all the fonts and other crap WOW needs.