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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - I can't get it working

Warning, I'm a gigantic Linux n00b.

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shodex Tuesday 16 November 2010 at 4:34
shodexAnonymous

Warning: I just switched to Linux, gimme a break.

Hello there! I just switched to Linux a few days ago, and I'm wondering how I can get Call of Duty 4 working with PlayOnLinux.

I did the installation step by step, and when it was done. I'd run CoD4 and.. nothing. On occasion I'd get as far as a black screen, but then it locked up and I had to reboot.

So, after getting no help on Google, I'll come here with my list of demands.

I want to:
- Install it and get it working (duh).
- Patch it to 1.7 (PlayOnLinux asks me for a patch, but I can only give the 1.0-1.6 before I get to install 1.7).
- Get it working with a NoCD crack.
- Find a way to connect to a private server (I lost my serial code, I swear).

I know this is a bit much to ask for, but I decided instead of discretely asking each question over the next few weeks, I'd do it all at once.

Thanks in advance,
Shodex

EDIT: Oh how embarrassing, my first post is in the wrong topic. Gosh, way to make a good first impression. :(

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Salvatos Tuesday 16 November 2010 at 19:15
SalvatosAnonymous
Moderator

Hi. I moved your topic and wanted to let you know that even if your reasons are legit (which I am not contesting), PoL cannot assist you as far as no-cd cracks and other illegal materials are concerned. For the rest, as you can see right under this, I'm not a scripter so I'll leave it to someone else. Good luck!

P. S. Don't forget to post your specs to help the troubleshooting.
How to explain your problems before posting

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Disclaimer: I'm a noob, not a dev; my advice is only a guess.
Attention : Je suis aussi noob que vous, prenez mes suggestions avec un grain de sel ;)
shodex Tuesday 16 November 2010 at 20:01
shodexAnonymous

Thank you.

Ubuntu 10.4
2GB Ram
Nvidia Geforce 9500GT
Pentium D 2.7GHZ
150 GB HardDrive