Command & Conquer: Generals

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Command and Conquer Generals can also be purchased using the Origin client.

Application Details:

Version: Origin
License: Retail
URL: http://www.commandandconquer.c...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.0-rc4-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Installing origin from wine

Launching origin from wine

Downloading and installing the game using origin


Multiplayer LAN

What does not

Game crashes on startup saying directx8.1 or higher is required

Needed to install directx 9 using the command 'winetricks d3dx9'

and then reinstalling the game (without reinstalling the error persisted)


What was not tested


Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Alt tab crashes the game. If this is a problem, using a virtual desktop (can be done in winecfg) fixes this.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Dec 30 20184.0-rc4-stagingYes Yes NoSilverLuke 
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Dec 30 20184.0-rc3-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumLuke 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 22 20183.0.3Yes Yes NoSilverkimi 
ShowopenSUSE Tumbleweed (rolling release)Jun 21 20172.10Yes Yes NoSilverMaik Wagner 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
52843 Black screen with audio when launching Command & Conquer Generals UNCONFIRMED View

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