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Skyrim on WINE

Postby Tharkis » Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:35 pm

So I've got Skyrim up and running under wine (through crossover) but I'm having a problem where the game hangs on exit. The screen stays (in fullscreen mode) and I'm unable to do anything. The only way i've found to exit this is to alt-tab and open up a commandline to killall the TESV.exe application. I was wondering if anyone had a workaround, or if not if there was a way to detect this hung process and kill it automatically?

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Re: Skyrim on WINE

Postby num7 » Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:52 pm

Had a similar problem with another game running on wine. I fixed it like this:
- open Wine configuration
- switch to tab Graphics
- and check the box Emulate a virtual desktop
You can customize the Desktop size, but you don't have a fullscreen any longer.
I hope this solves your problem. - num7 -

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Re: Skyrim on WINE

Postby Zikco » Sun Apr 07, 2013 4:00 am

It is a known issue that also happens on Windows.

Check the "TESV.exe becomes a Zombie process instead of quitting." comment on the wine AppDB page for more info: ... &iId=24749

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