Unity 5 Editor - Native on Linux - The Unity 3D Game Engine
The Editor of the Game Engine Unity 5 is able to run native on Linux (64bit). It's not longer required to run it with wine.
On Plop Linux, you have to install PostgreSQL and Node.js to run the Unity Editor.
On troubles, see the file ~/.config/unity3d/Editor.log for more information.
How to install
Download the latest Unity Editor for Linux from the forum thread on the Unity Website Unity on Linux: Release Notes and Known Issues. Currently its unity-editor-5.4.0f3+20160727_amd64.deb.
• Install PostgreSQL
• Install Node.js
• Install the Unity 5 Editor
Now you are able to start the Unity 5 Editor from the Application menu under Accessories/Unity.
Optional: Start from the command line
You can create a small script to start the Unity Editor from the command line.
Don't forget to sudo chmod 755 /opt/bin/unity
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