Star Stable

A downloader for downloading the Star Stable Client is offered for download. It will then download and install the full game (about 900 MB).

Application Details:

Version: Internet Play
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0.3

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Test Results

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What works

Be sure you install and update wine according to those instructions:
Be sure wine is in version above 5, also install latest winetricks (as tool that will be needed to some modifications of wine environment)

- full gameplay

- game could suddenly shut down, but it happens in the same way as under Windows (7 and 10) at same machine (mostly after period of long inactivity in game, or after one 'alt+tab' to far)

What does not

- login screen, due the lack of core fonts it could be impossible to simply 'sign up' to a game, using winetricks you must install "core fonts": select the default wineprefix (or that one you create for SSO) -> Install a font -> corefonts. That should solve problem.

- it's looks like there is an option for game to use notification in Windows, just ignore that error, I'm not even sure if such notification can work in any under Kubuntu.


- winetricks to install corefonts
- in case of problem (lags, low fps) with integrated graphic cards (such as IntelHD) use winetricks to manipulate your card settings. Good ideas: (could work, but you must simply check effects of those settings, and check one by a time)

  1. select the default wineprefix (or that one you create for SSO) -> change settings -> Set DirectDrawRender to opengl
  2. setting all shader models to 0 or 1, or disable if it is possible
  3. disabling RenderTargetLockMoge
  4. setting videomemorysize to 512 or 1024MB

What was not tested

- uninstalling

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Dec 21 20205.0.3Yes Yes YesGoldAlex Brandtner 
ShowUbuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 08 20205.21Yes Yes NoPlatinumMark 
ShowUbuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 27 20205.20Yes No NoGarbageMark 
ShowPop!_OS 19.04Jan 27 20205.0Yes Yes YesGoldMitch 
ShowLinux Mint 18.1 "Serena" x86_64Jul 06 20194.12Yes No NoGarbageOdisej 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
41467 Star Stable game can not find native display resolution when using Amd Kaveri Apu with latest Mesa UNCONFIRMED View
50357 Star Stable Online crashes with unimplemented function dcomp.dll.DCompositionCreateDevice2 CLOSED FIXED View

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HowTo / Notes

Getting StarStable to install on Linux

I use Pop!_OS, a derivative of Ubuntu.

I install Wine and Wine64.  I think installed PlayOnLinux (just because it makes life easier) and Winetricks.

From there:

1. Created SSO 64 bit WINE container through PlayOnLinux.
2. env WINEARCH="win64" WINEPREFIX="/home/mitch/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/SSO" bash winetricks
3. Then selected default prefix
4. Selected Install Font.
5. Selected corefonts... let it do its thing.


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