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Auskart
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Battle net

Post by Auskart » Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:34 pm

Unuable to install Battle Net on mint 19 Cinnamon, are there any tips or tricks to do it. Thanks Shane.

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Re: Battle net

Post by sarge816 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:35 pm

Running Blizzard games on Linux is a constant battle since it seems like every patch and update likes to break things. If you are intent on doing this and not dual-booting, there are some guides using WINE and Lutris: https://www.reddit.com/r/wine_gaming/co ... d_to_wine/

There are other informational resources out there with a web search but be prepared to spend a great deal of time making it work and then maintaining the installation.

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Re: Battle net

Post by desperados » Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:16 am


Hoser Rob
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Re: Battle net

Post by Hoser Rob » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:44 am

sarge816 wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:35 pm
Running Blizzard games on Linux is a constant battle since it seems like every patch and update likes to break things. If you are intent on doing this and not dual-booting, there are some guides using WINE and Lutris: https://www.reddit.com/r/wine_gaming/co ... d_to_wine/

There are other informational resources out there with a web search but be prepared to spend a great deal of time making it work and then maintaining the installation.
I suspect using wine is the right way to go, a simple search indicates this. Not interested in many of those Linux youtube videos, they're usually done by some guy who wants to be the one-eyed man in the land of the blind, if you know what I mean.

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Re: Battle net

Post by ajgringo619 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:45 pm

I tried to get just the base Battle.net app install via Flatpak (using the winepak repo), but it crashed when I tried to logon to my account. I remember testing this in the past and was able to get Starcraft to work...Windows games and Wine are just a major PITA.
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