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ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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So, I moved from windows to Linux recently, I'm running Ubuntu 22.04, which has been a very good experience. I also decided to start map making for DOOM again after I found Eureka on the software store. I intend to use ZDoom as my testing program, but unfortunately, whenever I try to launch the map, ZDoom crashes immediately. I checked the crashlog and this is what I see. Am I doing something wrong? Or is this on Eureka or ZDoom?
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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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Some ideas:
1.) Which mapping format did you use, DiDF (Doom2 (Doom format)) or DIHF (Doom2 (Doom in Hexen format))?
2.) Try the short paths, Doom2.wad and Test.wad in the ZDoom folder.
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I used the standard DiDF format. Also, I'll try shortening the path and report back with the results!
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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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Ranger_Danger1996 wrote: Wed Aug 30, 2023 1:01 pm I used the standard DiDF format. Also, I'll try shortening the path and report back with the results!
Alright, so, I put all the iwads into a single folder with the ZDoom exe, unfortunately, I am getting a similar error
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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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The second screenshot still shows the same long path.

What happens if you run just zdoom without any external pwad.?
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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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Without any external pwad, ZDoom runs fine. I can play DOOM and DOOM2. It only acts up when I try to use it to test maps
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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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But why do you use ZDoom instead of GZDoom or LZDoom?
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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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No doubt, GZDoom would be preferable since all kinks have been eradicated, in either software renderer, or hardware renderer if you have OpenGL 3.3 or better.

I don't know why your map refuses to work. Perhaps your could upload Test.wad
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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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axredneck wrote: Wed Aug 30, 2023 4:47 pm But why do you use ZDoom instead of GZDoom or LZDoom?
Mostly just to see if it would work, ZDoom is the port I'm most comfortable with, but honestly, I'm not above moving past it.

TEST.Wad is just the standard new map start for Eureka, which is just a single room, but here is the file nonetheless
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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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There is nothing wrong with that pwad (short as it is).
Plays in Windows 10, so there is no obvious reason for Ubuntu to fail.

More ideas:
3.) What if you add a second sector?
4.) Is Test.wad in the same folder as ZDoom?
5.) Can you drag/drop the pwad onto zdoom.exe?

I wonder if the ini file is set up properly.
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Kappes Buur wrote: Wed Aug 30, 2023 8:52 pm There is nothing wrong with that pwad (short as it is).
Plays in Windows 10, so there is no obvious reason for Ubuntu to fail.

More ideas:
3.) What if you add a second sector?
4.) Is Test.wad in the same folder as ZDoom?
5.) Can you drag/drop the pwad onto zdoom.exe?

I wonder if the ini file is set up properly.
I did originally have Test.Wad in the same folder as ZDoom, yes. I'll try the drag and drop method, and if that doesn't work, I'll add a second sector to see if that affects anything
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Alright, so drag and drop doesn't work unfortunately, neither did adding sectors
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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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I'm out of ideas what the problem could be.
One last kick at the can, use a launcher such as ZDL

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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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Kappes Buur wrote: Thu Aug 31, 2023 7:09 am I'm out of ideas what the problem could be.
One last kick at the can, use a launcher such as ZDL

That did it!!! Oh my god, I cannot thank you enough, I was beginning to think I was gonna have to go scorched earth on this whole thing. Thank you again for your time and for your help
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Re: ZDoom crashing when trying to test map (Eureka on Linux)

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Kappes Buur wrote: Wed Aug 30, 2023 8:52 pm5.) Can you drag/drop the pwad onto zdoom.exe?
... cough it's Linux cough ...

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