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PlayonLinux Configuration

Cannot configure PlayOnLinux

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LeLorrain Thursday 25 November 2021 at 5:00
LeLorrainAnonymous

With v4.3.4 on Ubuntu 20.04, when I click on "Configure" button, NOTHING happens. The configuration window is not displayed and no error message.crying

carmar Thursday 25 November 2021 at 17:08
carmarAnonymous

Same version as mine except I use Zorin 15. Try reinstalling POL.

LeLorrain Friday 26 November 2021 at 19:00
LeLorrainAnonymous

@carmar: I de-installed, I re-downloaded from the website an re-installed with no effects. I still can't get the configuration window to show!

carmar Saturday 27 November 2021 at 1:18
carmarAnonymous

Did you remove any files from the prior installation? You can do that either with the purge option in the terminal or the completely-remove option in Synaptic. You can also manually look for the leftover folders (in both root and home) and delete them.

That is all that comes to my mind.

 

PS - I didn't think this would work but I experimented with deleting my ~/.PlayOnLinux/configurations folder but it was re-created as soon as I clicked the Configure button. So, this was no help.

Quentin PÂRIS Wednesday 1 December 2021 at 20:48
Quentin PÂRISAnonymous

Hm, do you see any windows appearing in your windows manager list?

rela-tiv Sunday 9 January 2022 at 15:22
rela-tivAnonymous

Hi this is a problem I encountered while getting POL to work on my new Debian 11 installation. I can't install games due to this.

Something broke the path of the WINEPREFIX ... it contains a double "/" after the .PlayOnLinux part - this makes the path invalid and POL doesn't find the wine installation any more.

In my logs it looks like this:

> WINEPREFIX
  /home/rela-tiv/.PlayOnLinux//wineprefix/GuildWars2

 

Sadly I haven't found a way to correct the path yet.