Get data files from GOG setup without wine

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Spartan195
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Get data files from GOG setup without wine

Post by Spartan195 » 26 Apr 2016, 23:33

I have my own copy of goty morrowind in my gog account for my gaming in windows, but now i use Linux and I realised that gog only gives you the setup for windows.
I dont want to install it through wine and make the openmwlauncher take the data files from the virtual windows folders

exists a method to extract the data without installing it?
Thanks a lot

-EDIT- (SOLUTION)

K0kt409P Gave me the solution, I'm postint this here to be more easy to find it if someone have the same problem:

If you are using ubuntu follow those steps:

1- sudo apt-get update
2- sudo apt-get install innoextract
3- innoextract {route where your gog setup.exe is without brackets} and enter
4- wait and execute your openmw launcher, then select the folder "app" in your home directory and select morrowind.esm
5- Go to data files in the openMW launcher and create a new profile
6- open the content dropdown and select morrowind.esm then you can select all your expansions

Thanks K0kt409P and all users that help me!
K0kt409P wrote:GOG installers are created with Inno Setup, and can be extracted with innoextract (which is created by the lead dev of the Arx Libertatis project). Since innoextract is free software, it could theoretically be integrated with OpenMW's installation wizard to support installing directly from the GOG installer.

See also #2947, #3030, and #3032.
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GreyFox
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Re: Get data files from GOG setup without wine

Post by GreyFox » 27 Apr 2016, 00:29

Just use the installation wizard of the openmw launcher and point it to your installation source. Settings->Run Installation Wizard.

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augustt
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Re: Get data files from GOG setup without wine

Post by augustt » 27 Apr 2016, 02:07

GreyFox wrote:Just use the installation wizard of the openmw launcher and point it to your installation source. Settings->Run Installation Wizard.
I don't think that helps him as gog delivers their games as an installable .exe.

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Re: Get data files from GOG setup without wine

Post by sjek » 27 Apr 2016, 02:38

one possibility also is to use 7zip or some other to open .exe.
data files are probaply as separate to avoid data corruption at least
"life is crazy"
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https://wiki.openmw.org/index.php?title=Testing

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Re: Get data files from GOG setup without wine

Post by SquireNed » 27 Apr 2016, 05:08

sjek wrote:one possibility also is to use 7zip or some other to open .exe.
data files are probaply as separate to avoid data corruption at least
That might work. I'm not sure if GOG installation files are encrypted in some way, but they at least possibly seem to be able to be browsed from 7zip.

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Re: Get data files from GOG setup without wine

Post by psi29a » 27 Apr 2016, 06:52

If they are self-extracting executables, it would be a nice feature request for the installer to support them.

K0kt409P
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Re: Get data files from GOG setup without wine

Post by K0kt409P » 27 Apr 2016, 08:54

GOG installers are created with Inno Setup, and can be extracted with innoextract (which is created by the lead dev of the Arx Libertatis project). Since innoextract is free software, it could theoretically be integrated with OpenMW's installation wizard to support installing directly from the GOG installer.

See also #2947, #3030, and #3032.

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Re: Get data files from GOG setup without wine

Post by Spartan195 » 27 Apr 2016, 09:48

K0kt409P wrote:GOG installers are created with Inno Setup, and can be extracted with innoextract (which is created by the lead dev of the Arx Libertatis project). Since innoextract is free software, it could theoretically be integrated with OpenMW's installation wizard to support installing directly from the GOG installer.

See also #2947, #3030, and #3032.
Thanks a lot!! It works!! And it's super easy to use! just had to make this:
apt-get install innoextract
innoextract /home/xavi/Downloads/setup_tes_morrowind_goty_2.0.0.7.exe
and then just select the folder of the extraction in my home folder.

Thanks a lot! :D :D

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Re: Get data files from GOG setup without wine

Post by psi29a » 27 Apr 2016, 09:52

Thank you K0kt409P. :)

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Re: Get data files from GOG setup without wine

Post by darkbasic » 27 Apr 2016, 10:39

That sounds good, I think I'm going to re-buy Morrowind from gog, I'm tired of using CDs.
Edit: 20€? Too much, they are crazy.

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