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I was just wondering if anyone has succesfully gotten WoW to work in Ubuntu.

I know I have read places that some people got it to work flawlessly, and some people got it to work in WINE but not very well at all, but they're all outdated sources so I don't know if it works as of now.

I am very new to Ubuntu and have not used WINE, yet, just downloaded it. So any step by step guides or links to tutorials is immensely appreciated.
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Well, I would think since WoW works on Mac, Mac is a distro of Unix, as is Linux, I would guess that there is some way to play it without Wine. Assuming Mac also runs on Open GL, I'm sure someone has found a way to do it without Wine as the middle man.
    
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Yea, I was thinking the same thing, but I wouldn't even know where to begin.
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When I had linux installed a while ago I remember reading that WoW works flawlessly with WINE. I don't think there is a native version. You just have to set it up right with WINE.
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Start here: WINE

It replicates the Windows API so you can run games and other Windows apps on it. Read all the readme files thoroughly before, though

Should run WoW fine.
    
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Ok I read on wowwiki that a method is to just copy the files from Windows into Ubuntu.

It says:
"You can also just install WoW in Windows and then copy the entire World of Warcraft folder over from your Windows installation.

This results in there being no WoW entry in the registry but this shouldn't cause much trouble. This method should only be used if you really need it, as it will take a long time to copy all the files and it will really stress your computer."

Now, How exactly do I do that? haha, I have no idea where to begin.

I do realize that it will probably take, well, forever. But, it seems like the easiest way.
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