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Simple steps to install and run Starcraft on an Arch Linux AMD64 system:
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This page is about the 1998 Starcraft, if you are looking for Starcraft 2, go [[Starcraft2|here]].
 
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== Installation ==
Install and config Wine:
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Simple steps to install and run StarCraft on Linux:
 
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# Install and configure [[Wine]]
# Install lib32-win from AUR.
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# Run winecfg
 
# Run winecfg
 
# On the drives tab, click Autodetect
 
# On the drives tab, click Autodetect
 
# Click "Show Advanced"
 
# Click "Show Advanced"
# Select the drive letter representning your optical drive
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# Select the drive letter representing your optical drive
 
# Change type to CD-ROM
 
# Change type to CD-ROM
 
# On the Audio tab, I had to click OSS Driver (instead of Alsa) and check "Driver Emulation"
 
# On the Audio tab, I had to click OSS Driver (instead of Alsa) and check "Driver Emulation"
  
Install Starcraft:
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Install StarCraft:
 
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# mount starcraft disc ($ mount /media/dvd)
# mount starcraft disc ($mount /media/dvd)
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# cd /media/dvd
 
# cd /media/dvd
 
# wine install.exe (install as you normally would)
 
# wine install.exe (install as you normally would)
  
At this point the game should run fine.  My starcraft disc installs an older version which only supports IPX networking.  I downloaded the latest patch from blizzard and ran it using wine.  It patched Starcraft to allow TCP networking, which worked flawlessly.
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At this point the game should run fine.  My StarCraft disc installs an older version which only supports IPX networking.  I downloaded the latest patch from blizzard and ran it using Wine.  It patched StarCraft to allow TCP networking, which worked flawlessly.
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== See Also ==
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* [http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=72 WineHQ's AppDB entry for StarCraft]
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[[Category:Gaming]]
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[[Category:Wine]]

Revision as of 17:13, 23 April 2012

This page is about the 1998 Starcraft, if you are looking for Starcraft 2, go here.

Installation

Simple steps to install and run StarCraft on Linux:

  1. Install and configure Wine
  2. Run winecfg
  3. On the drives tab, click Autodetect
  4. Click "Show Advanced"
  5. Select the drive letter representing your optical drive
  6. Change type to CD-ROM
  7. On the Audio tab, I had to click OSS Driver (instead of Alsa) and check "Driver Emulation"

Install StarCraft:

  1. mount starcraft disc ($ mount /media/dvd)
  2. cd /media/dvd
  3. wine install.exe (install as you normally would)

At this point the game should run fine. My StarCraft disc installs an older version which only supports IPX networking. I downloaded the latest patch from blizzard and ran it using Wine. It patched StarCraft to allow TCP networking, which worked flawlessly.

See Also