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This is usually caused by issues with the graphics card driver, visit binary drivers for more information.
If you have the installation discs, this guide recommends that you copy the contents of your discs to your hard disk and install Wo W from there.
5.4.8 Hotfixes (end of may 2014) have apparently resolved two important problems; both the 64-bit operation and Open GL work fine now.
In Linux, Direct Rendering Infrastructure (DRI) facilitates faster graphics rendering, so before you begin the installation you should check whether DRI is enabled.
To do this, open a terminal and run the following command: , it means that graphics data will not be passed directly to the graphics hardware, thus significantly reducing speed at which Wo W will run.
Running a 32-bit client in a 32-bit wine environment is the currently working solution.
However, only D3D9 graphics mode is possible, since the Open GL mode does not connect.
If you don't have the installation discs, please refer to the alternate installations methods.Blizzard also offers it's customers to download and install the entire game through the Blizzard Downloader.Therefor it's highly recommended that you enable the Open GL mode directly, instead of using it indirectly through Direct3D.As of early april 2014, the 64-bit Wo W client crashes after a short time.The installer can be downloaded on the respective websites: If you have a router or firewall you might have problems running World of Warcraft or services such as the Blizzard Downloader.
The following ports need to be forwarded for World of Warcraft to work correctly: However, in Wine the Direct3D mode is supported only through an emulation layer that runs on top of Open GL.