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1) Presentation

I m not able to run the game DCS (Digital Combat Simulator)
Apparently a great simulator, used to train French Army pilots.

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This game is available for free in Steam, only for Windows OS. It should be possible to install it on Ubuntu thanks to Steam and Proton (a wine like).
See on this page, some have been able to play it, and some don't.


My configuration:

  • Ubuntu 20.04
  • Graphic Card Nvidia GeForce GT 620
  • Nvidia Driver v390.132

2) What I tried to install the game

I install ProtonTricks

with my admin user:

sudo apt-get install python3-pip
sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools
sudo apt-get install python3-venv

with my "gamer user" (without admin privilege):

python3 -m pip install --user pipx
~/.local/bin/pipx ensurepath

then in a new terminal:

pipx install protontricks
pipx upgrade protontricks

Then from this source:

  • download the game (windows version) with Steam
  • run the game with Proton,
  • install the tricks with ProtonTricks

So once the game have been downloaded, I make sure that Steam will launch the game with the last Proton version (here the 5.0-9) with the last parameter of the property window of the game. enter image description here

I launched it once => it crashes, but it creates the WINEPREFIX.
Then I applied the suggested ProtonTricks:

protontricks 223750 vcrun2017 corefonts xact d3dcompiler_43

with: 223750 is the game ID, and vcrun2017 corefonts xact d3dcompiler_43 are the tricks (I suppose)


3) Launch the Game

Unfortunately when launching the game I got the following crash with this message to collect the information to debug.
enter image description here

After that, to be able to relaunch the game (till same crash), I need first to delete the file lsteamclient.dll :

rm /home/gameuser/.steam/steam/steamapps/compatdata/223750/pfx/drive_c/windows/system32/lsteamclient.dll

4) Identify the cause of the crash

I do not find any lead in the log file of the game, I need some help.

=== Log opened UTC 2020-06-15 09:03:10
2020-06-15 09:03:10.415 INFO    DCS: Command line: "Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin\DCS.exe"
2020-06-15 09:03:10.415 INFO    DCS: DCS/2.5.6.49798 (x86_64; Windows NT 5.1.2600)
2020-06-15 09:03:10.415 INFO    DCS: DCS revision: 169791
2020-06-15 09:03:10.415 INFO    DCS: Renderer revision: 20354
2020-06-15 09:03:10.415 INFO    DCS: Terrain revision: 20270
2020-06-15 09:03:10.416 INFO    DCS: CPU cores: 2, threads: 2, System RAM: 15540 MB, Pagefile: 0 MB
2020-06-15 09:03:10.485 INFO    EDCORE: (dDispatcher)enterToState_:0
2020-06-15 09:03:10.503 INFO    Dispatcher: 2020/6/15 11:03 V1803061700
2020-06-15 09:03:10.506 INFO    INPUT: Device [Keyboard] created deviceId = -1
2020-06-15 09:03:10.585 INFO    INPUT: Device [lircd-uinput {001E36B7-5DBA-0000-A8C9-CFC8689DB403}] created deviceId = -1
2020-06-15 09:03:10.586 INFO    INPUT: Joystick created[lircd-uinput {001E36B7-5DBA-0000-A8C9-CFC8689DB403}], ForceFeedBack: no
2020-06-15 09:03:10.586 INFO    INPUT: Device [Mouse] created deviceId = -1
2020-06-15 09:03:10.653 INFO    SOUND: Using driver: wasapi
2020-06-15 09:03:10.654 INFO    SOUND: Found 1 available audio device(s):
2020-06-15 09:03:10.654 INFO    SOUND:   0: ID: "{0.0.0.00000000}.{FD47D9CC-4218-4135-9CE2-0C195C87405B}", Name: "Pulseaudio"
2020-06-15 09:03:20.160 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:20.197 INFO    SOUNDER: Loaded 207 packed sounders.
2020-06-15 09:03:20.198 INFO    Dispatcher: InitLow
2020-06-15 09:03:20.212 INFO    Dispatcher: Loading installed modules...
2020-06-15 09:03:25.974 INFO    Scripting: OBSOLETE mount_vfs_sound_path() used in ./CoreMods/aircraft/AJS37/entry.lua
2020-06-15 09:03:26.355 INFO    Scripting: PLUGINS START-------------------------------------------------
2020-06-15 09:03:26.470 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/tech/TechWeaponPack/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:26.473 INFO    SOUNDER: Loaded 3 packed sounders.
2020-06-15 09:03:26.588 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/tech/USS John C Stennis/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:26.591 INFO    SOUNDER: Loaded 1 packed sounders.
2020-06-15 09:03:26.648 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/tech/USS_Nimitz/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:26.650 INFO    SOUNDER: Loaded 3 packed sounders.
2020-06-15 09:03:27.405 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/AJS37/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:27.467 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/AV8BNA/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:27.507 INFO    SOUNDER: Loaded 1 sounders.
2020-06-15 09:03:27.517 WARNING EDCORE: Source ./CoreMods/aircraft/AV8BNA/Shapes is already mounted to the same mount /models/.
2020-06-15 09:03:27.558 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/C-101/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:27.606 WARNING EDCORE: Source ./CoreMods/aircraft/C-101/Liveries is already mounted to the same mount /textures//liveries/.
2020-06-15 09:03:27.622 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/ChinaAssetPack/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:27.697 INFO    SOUNDER: Loaded 10 sounders.
2020-06-15 09:03:27.772 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/Christen Eagle II/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:27.885 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/F14/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:27.929 INFO    SOUNDER: Loaded 1 sounders.
2020-06-15 09:03:28.053 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/Hawk/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:28.077 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/I-16/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:28.153 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/M-2000C/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:28.237 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/MiG-21bis/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:28.287 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./CoreMods/aircraft/SA342/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:28.407 INFO    SOUND: Added sound path: ./Mods/aircraft/TF-51D/Sounds
2020-06-15 09:03:28.525 INFO    Scripting: PLUGINS DONE--------------------------------------------------
2020-06-15 09:03:29.607 INFO    SECURITYCONTROL: Loaded ./CoreMods/aircraft/AV8BNA/bin/AV8B_AI.dll
2020-06-15 09:03:29.619 INFO    SECURITYCONTROL: Loaded ./CoreMods/aircraft/C-101/bin/C101Core.dll
2020-06-15 09:03:29.628 INFO    SECURITYCONTROL: Loaded ./CoreMods/aircraft/ChinaAssetPack/bin/JF-17_AI.dll
2020-06-15 09:03:29.637 INFO    CE2_AI: Loading CE AI
2020-06-15 09:03:29.637 INFO    SECURITYCONTROL: Loaded ./CoreMods/aircraft/Christen Eagle II/bin/CE2_AI.dll
2020-06-15 09:03:29.647 INFO    SECURITYCONTROL: Loaded ./CoreMods/aircraft/F14/bin/F14-AI.dll
2020-06-15 09:03:29.656 INFO    MiG21_AI: Loading CE AI
2020-06-15 09:03:29.656 INFO    SECURITYCONTROL: Loaded ./CoreMods/aircraft/MiG-21bis/bin/MiG21_AI.dll
2020-06-15 09:03:29.672 INFO    SECURITYCONTROL: Loaded ./CoreMods/services/CaptoGlove/bin/edCaptoGlove.dll
2020-06-15 09:03:29.691 INFO    SECURITYCONTROL: Loaded ./CoreMods/services/VoiceChat/bin/VoiceChat.dll
2020-06-15 09:03:29.702 INFO    EDCORE: try to write dump information
2020-06-15 09:03:29.702 INFO    EDCORE: # -------------- 20200615-090329 --------------
2020-06-15 09:03:29.702 INFO    EDCORE: DCS/2.5.6.49798 (x86_64; Windows NT 5.1.2600)
2020-06-15 09:03:29.702 INFO    EDCORE: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin\webrtc_plugin.dll
2020-06-15 09:03:29.702 INFO    EDCORE: # C0000005 ACCESS_VIOLATION at 2B8C2CDD 02:00002CDD
2020-06-15 09:03:30.133 INFO    EDCORE: SymInit: Symbol-SearchPath: '.;Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld;Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin;C:\windows;C:\windows\system32;SRV*c:\websymbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols;', symOptions: 530, UserName: 'steamuser'
2020-06-15 09:03:30.133 INFO    EDCORE: OS-Version: 5.1.2600 (Service Pack 3) 0x0-0x0
2020-06-15 09:03:32.673 INFO    EDCORE: 0x0000000000002CDD (webrtc_plugin): (function-name not available) + 0x0
2020-06-15 09:03:32.674 INFO    EDCORE: 0x00000000002888E9 (webrtc_plugin): (function-name not available) + 0x0
2020-06-15 09:03:32.674 INFO    EDCORE: 0x00000000001A7070 (webrtc_plugin): (function-name not available) + 0x0
2020-06-15 09:03:34.359 INFO    EDCORE: Minidump created.
2020-06-15 09:03:34.368 INFO    DCS: enumerating loaded modules
2020-06-15 09:03:34.369 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin\DCS.exe, 15747584 bytes, created 14:6:2020-6.15.13, written 14:6:2020-6.15.13, accessed 14:6:2020-9.9.30
2020-06-15 09:03:34.369 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\ntdll.dll, 71084 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.17
2020-06-15 09:03:34.369 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll, 1865368 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.5.11
2020-06-15 09:03:34.371 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\kernelbase.dll, 64008 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.5.11
2020-06-15 09:03:34.372 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin\edCore.dll, 4780032 bytes, created 14:6:2020-5.59.22, written 14:6:2020-5.59.22, accessed 14:6:2020-9.9.31
2020-06-15 09:03:34.373 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin\lua.dll, 262656 bytes, created 14:6:2020-5.59.34, written 14:6:2020-5.59.34, accessed 14:6:2020-9.9.31
2020-06-15 09:03:34.374 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\VCRUNTIME140.dll, 87728 bytes, created 15:6:2020-8.50.55, written 15:6:2020-8.50.55, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.374 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll, 23960 bytes, created 15:6:2020-8.50.55, written 15:6:2020-8.50.55, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.375 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\ucrtbase.dll, 993600 bytes, created 15:6:2020-8.50.55, written 15:6:2020-8.50.55, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.375 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll, 1544 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.15
2020-06-15 09:03:34.376 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll, 1544 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.377 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll, 2056 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.377 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll, 4616 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.378 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll, 2056 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.379 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll, 1544 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.379 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll, 2056 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.380 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll, 2056 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.381 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll, 2568 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.383 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll, 3080 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.384 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll, 3592 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.385 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll, 2568 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.386 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll, 1544 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.387 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll, 4104 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.388 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll, 2568 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.389 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll, 4104 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.13
2020-06-15 09:03:34.390 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll, 2056 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5
2020-06-15 09:03:34.391 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll, 1544 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.5

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2020-06-15 09:03:34.915 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\WINSPOOL.DRV, 41160 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.13
2020-06-15 09:03:34.923 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\COMDLG32.dll, 693468 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.13
2020-06-15 09:03:34.928 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\CRYPTUI.dll, 886936 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.13
2020-06-15 09:03:34.934 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\ncrypt.dll, 8712 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.13
2020-06-15 09:03:34.943 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\dhcpcsvc.DLL, 3592 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.13
2020-06-15 09:03:34.949 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin\rts.dll, 688640 bytes, created 14:6:2020-6.0.32, written 14:6:2020-6.0.32, accessed 14:6:2020-9.9.36
2020-06-15 09:03:34.956 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin\Sound.dll, 1218048 bytes, created 14:6:2020-6.15.33, written 14:6:2020-6.15.33, accessed 14:6:2020-9.9.36
2020-06-15 09:03:34.961 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\gdiplus.dll, 37088 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.13
2020-06-15 09:03:34.967 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\WINTRUST.dll, 9656 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.5.16
2020-06-15 09:03:34.977 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\imagehlp.dll, 6152 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.5.16
2020-06-15 09:03:34.983 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-fibers-l1-1-1.dll, 1544 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.13
2020-06-15 09:03:34.991 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-1.dll, 4104 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.15
2020-06-15 09:03:34.997 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-1.dll, 1544 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.15
2020-06-15 09:03:35.007 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-localization-obsolete-l1-2-0.dll, 2056 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.6.15
2020-06-15 09:03:35.013 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-2-1.dll, 3080 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.6
2020-06-15 09:03:35.019 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\winex11.drv, 6036 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.5.12
2020-06-15 09:03:35.025 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\uxtheme.dll, 7056 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.5.16
2020-06-15 09:03:35.031 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\Kerberos.dll, 2056 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.5.16
2020-06-15 09:03:35.045 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-appmodel-runtime-l1-1-1.dll, 2568 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.9
2020-06-15 09:03:35.052 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\rsaenh.dll, 7620 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.10
2020-06-15 09:03:35.058 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin\steam_api64.dll, 289568 bytes, created 14:6:2020-5.51.22, written 14:6:2020-5.51.22, accessed 14:6:2020-11.28.32
2020-06-15 09:03:35.063 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\steamclient64.dll, 4104 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-7.5.11
2020-06-15 09:03:35.078 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\lsteamclient.dll, 0 bytes, created 15:6:2020-9.3.35, written 15:6:2020-9.3.35, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.35
2020-06-15 09:03:35.083 INFO    DCS: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamclient64.dll, 385312 bytes, created 15:6:2020-9.3.3, written 15:6:2020-9.3.3, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.3
2020-06-15 09:03:35.091 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin\lua-socket.dll, 52736 bytes, created 14:6:2020-5.59.34, written 14:6:2020-5.59.34, accessed 14:6:2020-11.28.34
2020-06-15 09:03:35.103 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\api-ms-win-security-systemfunctions-l1-1-0.dll, 1544 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.10
2020-06-15 09:03:35.109 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\mmdevapi.dll, 3488 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.10
2020-06-15 09:03:35.115 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\winepulse.drv, 1544 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.10
2020-06-15 09:03:35.123 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\CoreMods\aircraft\AV8BNA\bin\AV8B_AI.dll, 68096 bytes, created 14:6:2020-5.54.47, written 14:6:2020-5.54.47, accessed 14:6:2020-11.28.45
2020-06-15 09:03:35.132 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\CoreMods\aircraft\C-101\bin\C101Core.dll, 71680 bytes, created 14:6:2020-6.3.42, written 14:6:2020-6.3.42, accessed 14:6:2020-11.28.46
2020-06-15 09:03:35.138 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\CoreMods\aircraft\ChinaAssetPack\bin\JF-17_AI.dll, 69632 bytes, created 14:6:2020-6.5.20, written 14:6:2020-6.5.20, accessed 14:6:2020-11.28.46
2020-06-15 09:03:35.143 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\CoreMods\aircraft\Christen Eagle II\bin\CE2_AI.dll, 61952 bytes, created 14:6:2020-6.3.23, written 14:6:2020-6.3.23, accessed 14:6:2020-11.28.46
2020-06-15 09:03:35.149 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\CoreMods\aircraft\F14\bin\F14-AI.dll, 128000 bytes, created 14:6:2020-6.40.33, written 14:6:2020-6.40.33, accessed 14:6:2020-11.28.46
2020-06-15 09:03:35.157 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\CoreMods\aircraft\MiG-21bis\bin\MiG21_AI.dll, 64000 bytes, created 14:6:2020-6.58.25, written 14:6:2020-6.58.25, accessed 14:6:2020-11.28.47
2020-06-15 09:03:35.171 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\CoreMods\services\CaptoGlove\bin\edCaptoGlove.dll, 614400 bytes, created 14:6:2020-7.12.36, written 14:6:2020-7.12.36, accessed 14:6:2020-11.28.47
2020-06-15 09:03:35.177 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\BluetoothApis.dll, 6664 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.29
2020-06-15 09:03:35.182 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\CoreMods\services\VoiceChat\bin\VoiceChat.dll, 98816 bytes, created 14:6:2020-6.52.27, written 14:6:2020-6.52.27, accessed 14:6:2020-11.28.47
2020-06-15 09:03:35.195 INFO    DCS: Z:\home\gameuser\.local\share\Steam\steamapps\common\DCSWorld\bin\webrtc_plugin.dll, 5584384 bytes, created 14:6:2020-6.5.20, written 14:6:2020-6.5.20, accessed 14:6:2020-11.29.0
2020-06-15 09:03:35.202 INFO    DCS: C:\windows\system32\msdmo.dll, 3976 bytes, created 15:6:2020-7.5.11, written 15:6:2020-7.5.11, accessed 15:6:2020-9.3.29
2020-06-15 09:03:35.202 INFO    DCS: try to write track file
2020-06-15 09:03:35.205 INFO    DCS: 'C:\users\steamuser\Saved Games\DCS\Logs\dcs.20200615-090329.crash' deleted successfully
2020-06-15 09:03:35.225 INFO    DCS: 'C:\users\steamuser\Saved Games\DCS\Logs\dcs.20200615-090329.dmp' deleted successfully
2020-06-15 09:03:35.225 WARNING DCS: track file empty
2020-06-15 09:03:35.225 WARNING DCS: mission file empty
2020-06-15 09:04:17.131 INFO    DCS: dxdiag.exe /64bit /whql:off /t "C:\users\steamuser\Saved Games\DCS\Logs\dxdiag.txt"
2020-06-15 09:04:20.441 INFO    DCS: failed to open 'C:\users\steamuser\Saved Games\DCS\Logs\dxdiag.txt' for reading
2020-06-15 09:04:20.441 INFO    DCS: trying dxdiag.exe /64bit /whql:off /t C:\users\steamuser\Temp\dxdiag.txt
2020-06-15 09:04:21.421 INFO    DCS: failed to open 'C:\users\steamuser\Temp\dxdiag.txt' for reading
2020-06-15 09:04:21.428 INFO    DCS: failed to open 'C:\users\steamuser\Saved Games\DCS\Logs\voice_chat.log' for reading
=== Log closed.
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Latest DCS version (2.5.6.49798 release on 2020-05-28 as of 2020-06-21) won't start on Lutris 0.5.6. You'll need to revert back to a previous version.

What I did :

  • install Lutris

  • install DCS (Eagle Dynamics version, not beta nor Steam) from Lutris.

  • keep install until begin to download a really big update (~ >70GB)

  • cancel the big (~ >70GB) download

  • open a console/navigate to DCS/bin directory

  • enter that command (from Ubuntu console):

    wine DCS_updater.exe update 2.5.5.41371

or

DCS_updater.exe update 2.5.5.41371

if you opened a wine console

2.5.5.41371 is the version that presently works with Lutris.

  • answer "Yes" when asked to delete already downloaded files (as they are newer and won't work)
  • wait for download to complete (big download, but the good one)
  • launch DCS from Lutris.
  • on first launch, DCS may crash/freeze. Restart it and everything is ok.
  • of course, don't update when asked to download latest version.

Enjoy !

TQHien

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  • Thank you, after the installation, I try to launch the game, I m requested to login, and then I get a black window that quickly disappears and crashes, with this error message in the Lutris console: wine: Read access denied for device L"\\??\\Z:\\", FS volume label and serial are not available.Game is considered exited. – Boris Jun 24 at 8:00
  • in the dcs.log I have : DX11BACKEND: DX11Renderer::init() failed - D3D11CreateDevice() returned E_FAIL | DX11BACKEND: DX11Renderer::shutdown() | GRAPHICSVISTA: DirectX backend initialization error | GRAPHICSVISTA: DirectX backend initialization error | DCS: application shutdown – Boris Jun 24 at 8:05
  • Wine config may need to be adjusted, particularly for Z, which by default points to / (root) And that is not writable for normal use. Change Z to a dir in your user home. I don't have a L drive. Did you change where DCS should be installed ? Lutris FAQ for install scrip says that it should be installed to default dir (C:) – tqhien Jun 25 at 9:23
  • I finaly installed Ubuntu 20.04 and try again. I solve the access denied Z: following your advice to point Z: to a folder in my /home. Thank you. But now the new error is ERROR: ld.so: object '/usr/$LIB/libgamemodeauto.so.0' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored. – Boris Jul 20 at 9:59
  • Just to be sure, did you use the Lutris Script to install the game ? It is available from Lutris website : https://lutris.net/games/dcs-world/ – tqhien Jul 26 at 14:44

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