Sys Admin Guide

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So, You've Decided to Start a Quake 3: Arena Server.

This guide will help you get started.

You will need a legitimate copy of Quake 3: Arena. It is currently only available through Steam on Windows or if you'd like it on-disc second-hand markets like Ebay may have copies.

Once you have the right files, pak0.pk3

Linux

  1. Create a new user for your ioquake3 server to run as. You can usually use the command sudo adduser ioq3srv for example to add a new user named ioq3srv
  2. Switch to the new user su - ioq3srv
  3. Download and run this shell script to get a freshly compiled ioquake3 installation and get started: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ioquake/ioq3/master/misc/linux/server_compile.sh

Mac OS X

Windows