Server Operator Guide

This page serves as a quick showcase on how to maintain and work with your gmod server on a linux machine.


This list assumes you have a LinuxGSM gmodserver installed.

# Restart Server
~/gmodserver r
# Open logfile
less ~/log/console/gmodserver-console.log
# See live log of server without opening gmodserver console
tail -f ~/log/console/gmodserver-console.log
# Search through all lua files for a specific word
grep -rin "MyVariable" --include="*.lua"
# Open server console
~/gmodserver c

If you have installed Luctus' short commands you can also use the abbreviated versions (like only typing r to restart the server).


If the server doesn't start or is not joinable check the following: