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🧌 WoW
Multi-computer Setup

Updated at 2019-12-26 11:21

How to sync World of Warcraft addons and settings between multiple computers.

On Windows, you move the WoW setting folders to Dropbox and then create shortcuts to the WoW game folder.

Command Prompt
Right click => Run as Administrator

mklink /D "D:\Games\World of Warcraft\_classic_\Interface" "D:\Dropbox\Games\wow-classic\Interface"
mklink /D "D:\Games\World of Warcraft\_classic_\WTF" "D:\Dropbox\Games\wow-classic\WTF"

mklink /D "D:\Games\World of Warcraft\_retail_\Interface" "D:\Dropbox\Games\wow-retail\Interface"
mklink /D "D:\Games\World of Warcraft\_retail_\WTF" "D:\Dropbox\Games\wow-retail\WTF"

On Ubuntu, open Lutris, select World of Warcraft and click on the drawer icon, this will show file system location of the game.

ln -s /home/ruksi/Dropbox/Games/wow-classic/Interface '/home/ruksi/Games/world-of-warcraft/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_/Interface'
ln -s /home/ruksi/Dropbox/Games/wow-classic/WTF '/home/ruksi/Games/world-of-warcraft/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_/WTF'
ls -la '/home/ruksi/Games/world-of-warcraft/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_'

ln -s /home/ruksi/Dropbox/Games/wow-retail/Interface '/home/ruksi/Games/world-of-warcraft/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_retail_/Interface'
ln -s /home/ruksi/Dropbox/Games/wow-retail/WTF '/home/ruksi/Games/world-of-warcraft/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_retail_/WTF'