Category: Main Games Online (MMORPG) Games Roblox Roblox Studio


Application Details:

Version: Roblox Studio
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.4-staging

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Test Results

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What works

ROBLOX Studio 2013's interface

Logging in through the website

Editing games with Build mode

Editing games with Edit mode

Building with built-in tools

Inserting parts via interface

What does not

Saving games occasionally fails (wininet bug). To work around this, save locally and relaunch ROBLOX Studio 2013, then try again.

Extremely long initial loading time (wininet bug).

Fullscreen is selectively broken (it may work for you, but did not work for me)

Website doesn't behave properly. Occasionally, a page will not load properly or buttons on the site will not work, this can be fixed by refreshing or going to the home page.


What was not tested

LUA Scripting, assumed working

Inserting of all models & blocks, assumed working

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

It is highly recommended to run this in a dedicated 32-bit wine prefix. To do this, set the WINEPREFIX and WINEARCH variables. Additionally, it is necessary to run "winetricks vcrun2012 winhttp wininet" in your wine prefix if you would like to log in and edit games. Hopefully, these requirements will disappear shortly as wine becomes more capable. required winetricks: - winhttp - wininet - vcrun2012 optional winetricks: - ddr=gdi Be sure to see the "Information regarding OpenGL vs DirectX mode" note below.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 19.10 "Eoan" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 31 20205.4-stagingYes Yes YesGoldJonathan Alfonso 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Nov 24 20194.20Yes No NoGarbageAkos Miklos 
ShowArch 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 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

Information regarding OpenGL vs DirectX mode

In older versions of Wine, 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.

We recommend using Wine 5.0 or higher.

Note about installing Roblox on Linux easily

Running Roblox on Linux is easiest when using a helper script, such as Grapejuice or Roblox Linux Wrapper. You can obtain Grapejuice by clicking this link and Roblox Linux Wrapper by clicking this link. Each project has instructions to follow on how to install Roblox on Linux.


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