[HowTo] EVE Online on Zorin OS

Greetings.
This guide will show yo how to install EVE Online on Zorin OS (tested on Z16 beta).

Download and Installing

Open the terminal and type;

wget https://binaries.eveonline.com/evelauncher-1548102.tar.gz
tar -xvf evelauncher-1548102.tar.gz
cd evelauncher
chmod u+x evelauncher.sh
./evelauncher.sh

Setting up DX11

Don't start the game just yet. First we need to ensure the EVE Online uses DX11. Open another terminal;

sudo apt install winetricks
env WINEPREFIX=~/.eve/wineenv winetricks dxvk

Now right click the little e in system tray. Go to settings and untick DX9.

Launcher

Making a launcher to easy access EVE Online.

sudo ln -s ~/evelauncher/evelauncher.sh /usr/bin/evelauncher
sudo chmod u+x /usr/bin/evelauncher
wget https://wiki.eveuniversity.org/images/a/af/Evelauncher.png
sudo mv Evelauncher.png /usr/share/pixmaps/
sudo nano /usr/share/applications/eve.desktop

Add the following;

[Desktop Entry]
Name=EVE Online
Comment=EVE Online by CCP Games
Exec=sh -c "cd ~/evelauncher && ./evelauncher.sh"
Icon=Evelauncher
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Game;

Save: [ctrl]+[o]
Exit: [ctrl]+[x]

Then you're ready to go! Enjoy!


Tested on: Zorin OS 16 beta

| AMD Ryzen 1700x 3.4 GHz | ASUS PRIME X370-A | 32 GB 2400 Mhz DDR4 |
| ASUS Nvidia 1070 8 GB | SSD 1000 GB |

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Guide updated.
Fixed the launcher path.

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No problem :slight_smile:

Nope. I have no experience with Lutris, mainly because I'm tend to keep games natively. This guide is an exception because someone needs help in another thread.