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Im trying to install Half life dedicated server (hlds) and when i try t run the hldsupdatetool.bin (./hldsupdatetool.bin) i get this meseges:
tar: This does not look like a tar archive
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
The first message is "sh: uncompress: command not found" and under it are the other two messages. Do i need an app for that. I dont have any applications installed. Im renting a server and came with no apps on it. I just installed firefox. After i do ./hldupdatetool.bin it loads the license agreement and i type yes and as soon i type yes it gives me the error messages.
Last edited by bborisov83; 09-27-2010 at 11:41 PM.
1) adduser hlds && passwd hlds
2) su hlds
3) cd ~
4) wget http://www.steampowered.com/download/hldsupdatetool.bin
5) chmod +x hldsupdatetool.bin && ./hldsupdatetool.bin
5a) If you see an error about not finding /bin/uncompress type ln -s /bin/gunzip /bin/uncompress && ./hldsupdatetool.bin
6) ./steam -command update -game gamename -dir ~/hlds -username yoursteamaccountgoeshere -password yourrealpasswordgoeshere
6a) Replace gamename above with cstrike for CS, tfc for TFC, dod for Day of Defeat, "counter-strike source" for CS:S (yes, you need the quotations)
7) The tool will probably update itself, and then begin downloading the files. Eat a snack or get off your behind for a bit, and take a walk. This can take awhile.
See the bit I highlighted in red - type that in a terminal.
Ok im passed this point now. Now i try to run the file steam (./steam) and it starts loading
"Checking bootstrapper version..." and it stays for a minute and i get the message "Failed to connect to any GeneralDirectoryServer"
I tough i have to forward the ports but the hosting company says all the ports are open by default. What the h..Any suggestions?