Be all that you can be or get out of the game! This won't be a forum for techno-geeks to find more ways to impress their non-technical friends, it's for plain folk who need help to better their gaming experience. But don't blame us if you blow your machine sky high; we're offering tips, not the Bible on computers. The mailbag is alive and well - send in those questions to TechTips. Basics The best place to start is by making sure you can start a basic dedicated server and that you can get it to ping the master server so it will be seen on the internet. We will not worry yet about all the command you want in your server, if it doesn't run or reach the internet, setting the weapons and respawn time won't help. If you have already accomplished this, go on to the next section. First, pick your favorite mod and make sure you have the server files for it.
LinuxGSM is the command-line tool for quick, simple deployment and management of Linux dedicated game servers. From the command-line do the following. Ensuring you have also installed the required dependencies. You can get all important and useful details about the server such as passwords, ports, config files etc. Use debug mode to help you if you are having issues with the server. Debug allows you to see the output of the server directly to your terminal allowing you to diagnose any problems the server might be having. Server logs are available to monitor and diagnose your server. Script, console and game server if available logs are created for the server. LinuxGSM can monitor the game server by checking that the proccess is running and querying it.
What are the minimum requirements for a Quake 2 Server? What hardware should I use? What OS can I use? Which OS should I use? Where can I find the latest Quake 2 executable? How do you setup a dedicated server in Win95 or NT?
Quake 2 Server Setup Guide v1. I have chosen to walk you through setting up a CTF server as Zoid has done most of the work for you and it is a good setup to learn from. Please also let me know of any typos, broken links, or things that are not clear in the guide and I will also work to resolve these issues. What you need: Quake 2 CD Quake 3. Combined with this doccument you shouldn't have any problem getting a Q2 server up and running in RedHat. October 11 - Added mini Linux setup guide. I recommend at least a Pentium with at least 32 meg of RAM. You should have at least MB of harddisk space depending on the amount of mods you will house. Big Game vs.