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LinuxGSM – deployment and management of Linux dedicated game servers

LinuxGSM is a command-line tool for quick, simple deployment and management of Linux dedicated game servers.

LinuxGSM checks dependencies, downloads game server files and loads default configs allowing a game server to be ready in minutes. It keeps itself and your game server updated. Using methods available from game developers to update including, SteamCMD, custom JSON or file archives, LinuxGSM can make sure you are running the latest version of your game server.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • 124 game servers are supported.
  • Easy to install.
  • Simple CLI.
  • Integrates seamlessly with SteamCMD, the command-line version of the Steam client.
  • Monitor that detects if your game server has stopped responding and take action to get it running again.
  • Receive alerts that keep you informed about the status of your server. Get alerted if your server has crashed or updated via email, Discord, Pushbullet, Slack, IFTTT, Pushover, Telegram or Mailgun.
  • Backup functionality.
  • Uses tmux to allow the server to run in the background.
  • Well documented
  • Automated.
  • Fully tested on Ubuntu, Debian, and CentOS. Other distros may work.

Support: Documentation, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Daniel Gibbs and contributors
License: MIT License

LinuxGSM is written in Bash. Learn Bash with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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