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09/09/16, 06:30 PM   #1
Yamagata
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Minion Not Detecting Addons or Searching on Linux

Hi there,

I spent a little bit of time and got Minion running happily on Linux now that ESO can run under wine again (with a tiny patch to make the ground not... invisible). All went well, and I side-stepped those null pointer issues that happen during game detection. However, I am currently unable to search the online database and it appears Minion isn't capable of downloading any data from the addons database. I have some screenshots attached, but it's unable to match any installed addons to the database, nor is it able to allow me to search for new ones to install. (It won't even populate the dropdowns with category information.) I am not running a proxy and should have no need of special settings.

You can see in the log that it's recognizing some addon information but is unable to match them to anything from esoui's database. I'm happily able to ping and access the cdn and api subdomains, as the log shows the app can as well. The program works happily on Windows on the same machine and network setup.
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09/09/16, 06:32 PM   #2
Yamagata
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Just for greens, here's a list of what's actually in the directory I pointed Minion to. It's a copy from my Windows install.
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09/10/16, 08:35 AM   #3
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Hi Yamagata,

Thanks. I see the issue under Ubuntu. Investigating why this is happening.
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09/10/16, 03:33 PM   #4
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Yep! It's 16.04 with all updates applied and nothing terribly strange outside the default setup. I use the machine for games, so I don't really change much. I was using Oracle's Java 8.
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09/12/16, 08:22 AM   #5
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I found the issue and a way to work around it for now.

During Minions first startup if you choose for it to not scan for WOW or ESO it will no longer load the addon database for that game. Even if you manually add the game back.

So blow away your minion.xml
rm ~/.minion/minion.xml

Start Minion and when prompted to scan for games makes sure they are selected like this:


It probably won't find the games and prompt you to manually add one but this time it should list AddOns under find more.
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09/16/16, 10:22 AM   #6
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Apologies for the long time before replying. That was exactly the needed fix. Thanks so much!
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