Left 4 dead 2 Server Install on Antsle

Left 4 Dead 2 Server Install on Antsle


Setting the server up 

  1. Update the packages: sudo apt-get update
  2. Upgrade the packages: sudo apt-get upgrade
  3. install the required packages: sudo apt-get install lib32gcc1 libc6-i386
  4. Create a new user called “steam”: sudo adduser steam (this is for security purposes)

Install Steam CMD

  1. Login to the newly created user: su steam
  2. Get out of the current directory: cd ..
  3. Go into the “steam” user directory: cd steam
  4. Download SteamCMD: wget http://media.steampowered.com/installer/steamcmd_linux.tar.gz
  5. Unzip SteamCMD: tar -xvzf steamcmd_linux.tar.gz
  6. Run SteamCMD: ./steamcmd.sh

Install Left 4 Dead 2

  1. Log in to the Steam servers: login anonymous
  2. Set the install directory: force_install_dir ./l4d2/
  3. Download the L4D2 server files: app_update 222860 validate (the download may take some time)

Run Left 3 Dead 2

  1. Exit out of SteamCMD: exit
  2. Go into the L4D2 server folder: cd l4d2
  3. Run the game server: screen ./srcds_run +ip ANTSLEIP -port 27015 +map c1m4_atrium -secure


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