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Roblox

Application Details:

Version: Roblox Studio
License: Free to use
URL: https://www.roblox.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.5

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Free Download Link to "Roblox on Linux" wiki page

Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

  • Game editing and publishing
  • Team Create
  • Play Solo

What does not

Test Server does not work.

Referencing Microsoft API functions does not work in a 64-bit wineprefix. See workarounds.

Workarounds

What was not tested

  • Lua debugger
  • Mobile device emulation

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Wine DLL overrides required:

api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll (native, builtin)

ucrtbase (native,builtin)


Roblox uses protocol handlers to open games from the website. You'll have to create a protocol handler for the 'roblox-studio' protocol.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentArch LinuxApr 05 20194.5Yes Yes NoSilverBrinkerVII 
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Apr 19 20194.0Yes No NoGarbageCynthia Morrels 
ShowLinux Mint 18.2 "Sonya" x86_64Mar 07 20183.3Yes Yes NoGarbageAndrzej KilijaÅ„ski 
ShowLinux Mint 18.2 "Sonya" x86_64Mar 02 20183.2Yes Yes NoGarbageAndrzej KilijaÅ„ski 
ShowLinux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia" x86_64Dec 28 20172.21-stagingNo, but has workaround No YesGarbageDylan Carr 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
44684 Shaders fail to compile in Roblox Studio (white window) NEEDINFO View

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HowTo / Notes

WARNING

If you are having issues, make sure you ran "winetricks ddr=gdi". If it still does not work, try wine-staging.

Information regarding OpenGL vs DirectX mode

Both Roblox Player & Studio work far better with OpenGL graphics enabled.

To enable OpenGL mode, open the Roblox Studio, click "File", then "Settings", followed by "Rendering". A prompt will come up saying "Changing settings may make ROBLOX unstable". Click OK. Under the Rendering submenu, change the option "graphicsMode" from "Direct3D" to "OpenGL". Restart Roblox Studio.

The game should now perform much better.
Note about Roblox Linux Wrapper
There is a script available which will manage and set up ROBLOX Player & ROBLOX Studio on your system automatically. To install it, visit https://github.com/roblox-linux-wrapper/roblox-linux-wrapper and follow the instructions on the page.

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