How to Install a Battlefield 1942 Linux Dedicated Server

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How to Install a Battlefield 1942 Linux Dedicated Server
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Hosting a Battlefield 1942 online server allows other users to connect to your online gaming network. When you host a Battlefield 1942 server you can choose the rules and create the administrative accounts for the server. Installation of the Battlefield 1942 Dedicated Server can be performed on Windows, though Linux is strongly recommended. Once it's set up you can host games from your server machine.

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Things you need

  • Server installer downloaded

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Go to your Linux Terminal emulator. This process differs depending on your operating system, so check with your distribution's user documentation if you are unsure.

  2. 2

    Type "sh bf1942_lnxded-1.x.y.run" and press "Enter" to begin set-up. Type "cd /install/path/bf1942" and press "Enter" after you have changed "install/path/" to the location in which you want to install your server.

  3. 3

    Choose the settings you want for your server. For a full list of options consult the Battlefield 1942 Game Server User's Guide PDF (see Resources).

  4. 4

    Type "cd /install/path/bf1942" and press "Enter" after installation is complete. Then type "./start.sh" and press "Enter" to start your server. These are only the most basic settings. Consult all user documentation to assure your have full control over the Linux dedicated server.

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