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Old 04-07-2006, 05:12 PM   #1
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Half Life 2 Dedicated Server - Help!!


Following another abortive session of Half-Life 2, because the servers my friends and me were running kept crashing, I thought it would be a good idea to use my second computer to run a dedicated server (hopefully this might ease the load of the computer running HL2 and result in fewer crashes, I also thought Linux might well be more stable than Windows for this).
I am running Ubuntu breezy badger and have now downloaded the server file, but unfortunately I have no idea what to do with it. I have never had to deal with a .bin file before. Can anyone help me out here? Please make the instructions as simple as possible, I'm still trying to find my Linux sea-legs.

Thanks,
Dave
 
Old 04-07-2006, 05:16 PM   #2
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chmod 777 hldsupdatetool.bin
./hldsupdatetool

*the file steam will extract*

mkdir hl2server
mv steam hl2server
cd hl2server

./steam

*Steam will update to the latest platform files*

./steam -command update -game hl2mp -dir .


And Half Life 2 Deathmatch Server will download, assuming this is what you want. If you want Counter Strike Source instead replace hl2mp with "Counter Strike Source" including quotes or dods for Day of Defeat Source.

Hope this helps

./steam --help For help with the command
./srcds --help For Help with the server once it is downloaded

Ask here again if you get stuck.
 
  


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