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Lutris doesn't start on Ubuntu LTS

Ubuntu 20.04.1, Lutris
Lutris installed from the PPA showed this on startup in the terminal:
+Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/usr/games/lutris”, line 54, in
from lutris.gui.application import Application # pylint: disable=no-name-in-module
File “/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/lutris/gui/”, line 53, in
from .lutriswindow import LutrisWindow
File “/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/lutris/gui/”, line 26, in
from lutris.gui.widgets.sidebar import LutrisSidebar
File “/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/lutris/gui/widgets/”, line 6, in
from lutris import platforms, runners, services
File “/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/lutris/”, line 19, in
File “/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/lutris/”, line 14, in _init_platforms
runner = runners.import_runner(runner_name)()
File “/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/lutris/runners/”, line 229, in init
“default”: dxvk.DXVKManager().version,
File “/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/lutris/util/wine/”, line 56, in version
return self.versions[0]
File “/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/lutris/util/wine/”, line 45, in versions
self._versions = self.load_dxvk_versions()
File “/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/lutris/util/wine/”, line 65, in load_dxvk_versions
with open(versions_path, “r”) as dxvk_version_file:
FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: ‘/home/user/.local/share/lutris/runtime/dxvk/dxvk_versions.json’

@JxTankblaster open a terminal and type this command:
wget -P $HOME/.local/share/lutris/runtime/dxvk
Should resolve your issue.


Thanks for that. It works.

Work for me. THX!

Worked for me aswell (mint 20.1). Big thanks from a newbie

But but… Do I really have to install some long random file from an untrusted, unrelated source that I don’t understand at all and is full of random URLs and is suggested by a user on some forums?
I believe this is a bug and should be fixed. I would report an issue on GitHub, if they didn’t choose to disable reporting issues for non contributing users…

I understand your reaction Trivia21 but I’m not a lambda user here, I’m part of the Lutris team and one of the Lutris forum moderators (look at the icon next to my account name). So when I give you support, you can trust me. We already know about this bug and it will be resolved in next update.
Meanwhile, users have to use this workaround.

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Thanks for your reply. That sounds good, I hope it will be fixed.

OMG you`re so genious.
I definitely had already given up, but it worked here. thankful!

When will the update be?