Installation and general use.
What does not
Performance isn't ideal. Generally it is fine, but under some circumstances, i.e. when looking across a city, you may find the FPS drops quite considerably. This shouldn't be the case when using a GeForce GT430. When trying to create potions, you may have to click "Create" a few times, as it will often fail with the message that you need to give it a name (even though it already has one). Not really critical, just a little irritating.
What was not tested
Generally works almost perfectly, but a few niggling issues still remain.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Linux Mint 14 "Nadia"||Nov 22 2013||1.7.6||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Booman|
|Show||Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Oct 19 2013||1.7.4||Yes||Yes||Bronze||mx2|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Feb 03 2013||1.5.22||Yes||Yes||Gold||P. Neidhardt|
|Show||Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 24 2012||1.5.16||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Dale|
|Show||Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 23 2012||1.5.16||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Dale|
2014-11-14 Admin note: the following was extracted from a user comment made on November 9th 2013, and may not be relevant to current Wine.
About windows getting minimized, the workaround is pretty simple : the MenuStates of the .ini file is reset everytime you launch the game, which causes it to define minimized windows. What you need to do is chmod it to read-only (chmod 444 does the trick) after having changed the MenuStates parameters to suitable window sizes.
I got it to work with around 50 mods, the thing is the .ini file needs to update the modlist, so you first need to run Morrowind with a writable .ini file (chmod 644 works like a charm), then you can kill the process immediately afterwards (wineserver -k after Ctrl+Alt+F1 for instance), chmod the .ini to 444 after checking the MenuStates section is still well and about, and launch the game !