Installation and Use of Our Latest Software
- To create a dedicated server with Steam, we need a Steam account. This is for a free and requires on the other hand not a valid CD key.
So we dedicate ourselves to the
- At the beginning of some security issues. In principle, one should only start programs under Linux as “root”, unless it is absolutely necessary. A Half-life Server should always run as a “normal” user!
There were also at various servers attacks that could either cripple the system from the outside or assure a local user root access, both of which are of course not desired …
Am sensible thing, to create a separate user for the server to be installed (eg hlds) and the server in its home directory.
in this tutorial, the user is
jwm, his home is in
/ home / jwm /, the server we install to
/ home / jwm / hlds /First, we need an account on our server. This should by no means be your normal Steam account. Since no CD Key is required, we create a just for the dedicated server.
So we login as
jwmdirectly on the server or via ssh and create in our home you a directory named hlds:
mkdir hldsNow we switch with
cd hldsin this directory. In order to create and install the server the account we need the HLDS update tool . The easiest way to get it with:
http://www.isis.de/members/~hmenze/cs/server/linux/steamWe make the downloaded tool with
chmod u + x steam. executable In order to create a new account.