World of Warcraft

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'Launcher cannot run because its skin archive is damaged. Please run repair'.

This error is caused by missing 32-bit libjpeg libraries.

https://www.codeweavers.com/support/wiki/diag/missinglibjpeg

On new installs of Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit this can be a little tricky to solve. Crossover needs libjpeg62, but by default on 12.04 64-bit this library is not available.

To install, download the "libjpeg62_6b1-2ubuntu1_i386.deb" package from here:

http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/i386/libjpeg62/download

and open this package in Ubuntu Software center. You'll probably be told that it's already installed, but choose to "re-install" anyway. When this is complete, you should find the following libraries in place:

/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libjpeg.so.62.0.0
/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libjpeg.so.62

and the WoW launcher should actually render and work.


Alternatively you can run this command:

sudo apt-get install libjpeg62:i386

ia32-libs packages does not depend (yet) on this and they really don't tell users much about their distro's multi-arch goodness

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