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Counter Strike Source map rotation based on time of day

I am admin and owner of a Counter Strike Source server. We have a decent number of people on and off but we are still sort of new and have a bit of a fracture in what the people who play want and what ...
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Is there any way to keep constructions and non-inventory items from server 1.1 worlds in newer server versions?

I've been running a Minecraft server for a while and never had any problems with server upgrades before, up to and including version 1.1. Now I'm testing 1.2.x, and although I always spawn in the ...
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Left 4 dead 2 dedicated server - exec: couldn't exec server.cfg

I've managed to get the L4D2 dedicated server running on Linux (vanilla Debian 6), it works, but there's one major fault. The server won't read any configuration files. It always ends up with ...
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Bukkit Permission Nodes

I have a question about permission nodes in Bukkit. I want to give my moderators the ability to define and redefine their own regions but not regions that they are members of. I found WorldGuard's ...
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How much bandwith does a Minecraft server use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much bandwidth does a Minecraft client use in SMP? How much bandwidth does the average (20-40 person server with an average of 30 people playing) Minecraft server ...
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How do I convert world data into a map and how do I install server side mods?

I have a couple questions. I'm hosting a Minecraft server that I downloaded directly from the minecraft.net site. It's legit and whatnot. First of all I was wondering if there was a map app that ...
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How do I enable/disable buildings and structures on SMP?

As Minecraft has gotten its full release I'm working on a server for the local scouting group. I'm a system administrator and developer and used to host HL2 servers. While the Minecraft single-player ...
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Why is this message spamming my server log?

Lately, I've started seeing this a lot in my Minecraft server log: Attempted to place a tile entity where there was no entity tile! Sometimes I see it a lot, sometimes not at all. What does it ...
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Is there an online community of game community/server leaders? [closed]

I'm just wondering about what resources might exist for gaming community leaders. I'm on the admin team of a large Minecraft server that is slowly becoming a gaming community beyond Minecraft. I'd ...
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Bukkit Permissions Not Being Enforced

Ok so I have a Bukkit server up and running and I want to use the Permissions Plugin to help give different users different permissions to help protect the server. I configured the permissions and ...
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Moving From Vanilla Server to Bukkit

I have a server running the standard, unmodified Vanilla server on a Linux box. After talking to the people on the server we have decided that moving to a Bukkit Server would be better because of the ...
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Is there a plugin for limiting classes?

Background story: some friends and I are thinking of hiring our own TF2 server. We want it to be public, and any players are welcome. One thing that really bothers us in every game in current public ...
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How much bandwidth does a Minecraft client use in SMP?

How much bandwidth does a single Minecraft client use in SMP (up and down, in KB/sec)? I'm asking this question for two reasons: 1) I plan on running a small MC dedicated server on my VPS, and want ...
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What is the format of Minecraft.net account names?

What is the format of Minecraft.net account names? Specifically, what characters are permitted or prohibited, what is the maximum length, and are they always treated as case-insensitive?
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Why does my Windows Home Server appear to be frozen when a client tries to connect?

I've got a HP MediaSmart Windows Home Server EX490 and I'd like to run my own Minecraft server. I have the server software downloaded on my WHS box, so through a Remote Desktop connecting I startup ...
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How to control a Counter Strike(CS 1.6) server which is hosted in a remote location?

I have been playing Counter Strike 1.6 for the last two years; however, it's still interesting to me. A week ago, I bought a dedicated CS 1.6 server which is hosted in a remote location. They didn't ...
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What options do you have on creating a server in Quake Live?

So since Quake Live left beta status. As a "pro user" you are able to create a server on your own. What options do you have? Are there options like: "Only Clan-mates may join" or "Only players from ...
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In Source engine games, when are server.cfg and autoexec.cfg executed?

On a dedicated server for Source engine games, there are two "global" configuration files - server.cfg and autoexec.cfg. Are these files executed at different times? What sort of configurations ...
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How can I create server-wide aliases for console commands in Source games?

I'm an administrator on a couple TF2 servers, and I've installed a couple Sourcemod plugins (MeleeMode, ClassChooser, etc.). However, to get these to work the way I want, I have to set variables ...
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How do I adjust the map rotation on my Source-based game server?

For Source-based games (Counter Strike: Source, Team Fortress 2, Left For Dead), how do I change the map rotation on my own server?