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I’m running a dedicated Team Fortress 2 server on my LAN to which I can connect through my TF2 client’s console. However, it does not show in my TF2 client’s server browser. When I go to Servers > LAN, it just says “There are no servers running on your local network.”

What could be the problem and how do I solve it?

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Found the solution: In /home/tf2server/hlds/gameserver/orangebox, put a file called steam_appid.txt whose sole contents are


Source: http://forums.srcds.com/viewtopic/18494

This also fixes « Loadout unavailable on dedicated TF2 LAN server ».

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