World of Warcraft is lagging

My PC is does not have the latest hardware. But thing is when I was running Windows I could tweak it and set it to lowest performance and the game was running just fine. But it dose not seem to work in Ubuntu. Also one thing, when I switch to desktop, and go back to the game, the freeze.

What am I doing wrong

Graphic: GeForce 210/PCIe/SSE2
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5600+ × 2
OStype 64-bit
Disk space, 300 GB

1 Answer 1

  1. Use the latest Nvidia drivers

    sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
  2. Open the Registry-Editor (part of the package wine)

  3. Create a new key

    • Select the path below

    • Right click and select

      New > Key

    • Use the name

  4. Enter the value

    • Double click the cell in the table in the right pane in the column Data

    • and enter


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  5. Use OpenGL

    • Open the file ~/.wine/drive_c/Programme/World of Warcraft/WTF/

      nano ~/.wine/drive_c/Programme/World of Warcraft/WTF/Config.wtf 
    • Add the line

      SET gxApi "opengl"
    • To deactivate anti aliasing, add

      SET ffxGlow "0"
  6. Configure wine

    • Start with

    • Use the tab Graphics

      Activate Allow the window manager to control the windows

      Activate Pixel Shader (not in the screenshot, because it's not supported in my case)

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  7. Enjoy :)

  8. If you have more problems, try the settings below, in ~/.wine/drive_c/Programme/World of Warcraft/WTF/Config.wtf too

    • Graphic

      SET ffxDeath "0"
      SET ffxGlow "0"
    • Neon colors

      SET pixelShaders "0"
      SET M2UsePixelShaders "1"
      SET M2UseShaders "0"
    • Sound

      SET SoundOutputSystem "1"
      SET SoundBufferSize "150"

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