|Latest Wine Version Tested:||1.5.17|
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For me the game now appears to work perfectly. I can run fan missions with darkloader, and what can I say, it's working as it should.
What does not
It seems to be necessary to use an nVidia card, otherwise bug 17900 strikes (but I haven't tried the Radeon driver recently).
I have to turn off key repeat before running the game, otherwise bug 18885 strikes.
What was not tested
Haven't tested the install for a couple of years, so don't remember what dances were required to get it working.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 13 2012||1.5.17||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Dec 21 2011||1.3.35||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Serge Hooge|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Oct 27 2010||1.3.5||Yes||Yes||Gold||i30817|
|Current||Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jul 24 2009||1.1.26||N/A||Yes||Gold||Michael Abbott|
|Show||Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||May 19 2009||1.1.21||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Yfrwlf|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|881||Mouse cursor not blanked||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|7585||Thief: the dark project hangs on 'esc' keypress in game if X in 24bpp mode||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|7640||Mouse too slow / lags in games||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|9844||System Shock 2 crashes often at certain in game events||CLOSED||INVALID||View|
|10570||Thief 2: The Metal Age - fog not working||CLOSED||INVALID||View|
|12722||intel software codecs video not working for thief/system shock||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|14941||Thief2 crashes at startup||CLOSED||DUPLICATE||View|
|17900||RenderTargetLockMode=disabled required for playable display (ati)||CLOSED||ABANDONED||View|
|18885||Space bar doesn't work for "mantling"||CLOSED||DUPLICATE||View|
|18916||Thief 2 crashes when bringing up in-game menu||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|19012||Thief 2 demo crashes on new game||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|22400||Thief 2 crashing on start of 3d level apparently not because of movies||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|22427||Thief 2 hangs if offscreenrendering mode is fbo||CLOSED||INVALID||View|
|30557||winegstreamer broken with >=glib-2.32.0||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|40284||Unable to change resolution for LVDS panels (laptop), on which only one resolution is available (ex. 1680x1050)||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|46429||Multiple games need IV50 codec to play videos (Thief Gold, Thief II: The Metal Age, Commandos 2: Men of Courage)||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
you MUST install "iv5play.exe" from the game disc
if you want to view the cinematics then you will also need a native quartz.dll
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