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Ragnarok Online => Client Side Support => RO Client Support => Topic started by: qay on Nov 09, 2014, 12:15 pm

Title: RO in Linux
Post by: qay on Nov 09, 2014, 12:15 pm
Is there any chance getting the RO Client to work on linux (ubuntu)?
Title: Re: RO in Linux
Post by: yC on Nov 10, 2014, 04:03 am
I got the patcher work on linux with wine, but running the game I don't think so.

Your should be able to play on server that allow browser connection?
Title: Re: RO in Linux
Post by: Suspension on Nov 15, 2014, 09:37 am
Is there any chance getting the RO Client to work on linux (ubuntu)?

Yes, you can with wine since version 0.9.

Harmony protected clients since version 1.4 if I remember correctly. You don't need extra configuration but working drivers for that (mainly, Intel open drivers and closed source blobs for nvidia and Ati).

There are a few tricks to make the game work better, in the registry (HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Wine > Direct3D):
- OffscreenRenderingMode -> backbuffer
- RenderTargetLockMode -> disabled

Additionally, there's a patch involving CSMT that basically increases performance by delegating openGL calls to other thread.

As a note, newer clients work better under wine than older clients.