Wine – Diablo 3 via launcher error on Ubuntu 14.04

This error occurs on ubuntu 14.04 when trying to run Diablo III from launcher:

Wine – Diablo 3 via launcher error: Please try again after logging on as an administrator

Screenshot from 2014-04-24 14:14:15

To avoid this error, you must launch Diablo 3 using the following command:

Alternatively, if you want to create a shortcut, run:

and paste the following content (don’t forget to update the path to diablo .exe file, and the icon file)

You can download the icon file here: , save it somewhere and point the location in diablo.desktop file created previously.