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 (64-bit). 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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