Just downloaded the installer for WoW from eu.battle.net, and the Launcher it crashes after 1-2 minutes (so the new patches cannot be installed).

I've tried looking on Google, but I was unable to find an answer.

Terminal output

  • What version of Ubuntu and Wine are you running. Please run wine --version in a terminal
    – leighman
    Apr 5, 2012 at 13:11
  • Ubuntu 12.04 (currently Beta 2)
    – user20959
    Apr 5, 2012 at 13:20
  • $ wine --version wine-1.4
    – user20959
    Apr 5, 2012 at 13:20

1 Answer 1


1) Make sure you have disabled p2p connections in downloader options

2) If the launcher freezes (in the middle) kill the background task "wow-

3) If points 2) and 3) dont work for you create a new wineprefix and restart the launcher.

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