Hassle Free Dedicated Servers

Game servers traditionally are not easy to manage yourself. Admins often have to spend hours just messing around trying to get there server working. LGSM is designed to be a simple as possible allowing Admins to spend less time on management and more time playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.


  • Easy to install
  • Simple CLI
  • Well documented
  • Automated
  • Open source
  • Compatability
  • Simple controls

Main Featues

  • Simple installer
  • Server updater
  • Monitor
  • Server details
  • Backup
  • Console (tmux)

Getting Started with csgoserver

Below are the basic instructions you need to get your own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive server up and running.

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csgoserver should run well on many distros as long as the minimum requirements are met.

Recommended Distos

  • Ubuntu Icon Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or greater.
  • Centos Icon CentOS 6 or greater.
  • Debian Icon Debian 6 or greater.

Other Distos

Although not tested, any distro with => GLIBC 2.3.6 and => tmux 1.6 should also be compatible with csgoserver servers.
  • Glibc => 2.3.6
  • tmux => 1.6
  • Older Distos

    Many (but not all) of the game servers can work on distros with older Glibc versions by using the Glibc fixes that are available with LGSM. More info...
    Counter Strike: Global Offensive 2


    Before installing, you must ensure you have all the dependencies required to run csgoserver.

    Ubuntu 64-bit

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     sudo apt-get install tmux mailutils postfix curl file lib32gcc1 libstdc++6 libstdc++6:i386 

    Ubuntu 32-bit

    Ubuntu Icon
     sudo apt-get install tmux mailutils postfix curl file libstdc++6 

    CentOS 64-bit

    CentOS Icon
     yum install tmux mailx postfix curl glibc.i686 libstdc++ libstdc++.i686 

    CentOS 32-bit

    CentOS Icon
     yum install tmux mailx postfix curl libstdc++ 

    Debian 64-bit

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    sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install tmux mailutils postfix ca-certificates curl file lib32gcc1 libstdc++6 libstdc++6:i386 

    Debian 32-bit

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     sudo apt-get install tmux mailutils postfix ca-certificates curl file libstdc++6 

    Want to test out csgoserver on a cloud server? Try Vultr or Digital Ocean. Both offer free credit.


    1. Create a user and login.
    adduser csgoserver
    passwd csgoserver
    su - csgoserver
    2. Download the script.
    wget https://gameservermanagers.com/dl/csgoserver
    3. Make it executable.
    chmod +x csgoserver
    4. Run the installer and follow the instructions.
    ./csgoserver install
    Further documentation and support visit the support page. https://gameservermanagers.com/support
    Counter Strike: Global Offensive 1

    Basic Usage

    Counter Strike: Global Offensive 2

    All Commands

    A complete list of commands can be found by typing
    Below are the most common commands available.



    ./csgoserver start


    ./csgoserver stop


    ./csgoserver restart


    Console allows you to view the live console of a server as it is running and allow you to enter commands; if supported.
    ./csgoserver console
    To exit the console press “CTRL+b d”.
    Note: pressing “CTRL+c” will terminate the server.



    Update checks SteamCMD for any server updates and applys them. The server will update and restart only if required.
    ./csgoserver update
    Bypass the check and go straight to SteamCMD update.
    ./csgoserver force-update


    You can use the validate option when updating the server.
    ./csgoserver validate



    You can get all important and useful info about the server such as passwords, ports, config files etc. more info...
    ./csgoserver details


    Use debug mode to help you if you are having issues with the server. Debug allows you to see the output of the server directly to your terminal allowing you to diagnose any problems the server might be having.
    ./csgoserver debug


    Server logs are available to monitor and diagnose your server. Script, console and game server (if available) logs are created for the server


    Backup will allow you to create a complete gzip archive of the whole server.
    ./csgoserver backup


    GitGub Wiki

    GitHub Wiki

    General Support

    Steam Group

    Steam Group

    Bugs/Feature Requests

    GitHub Issues

    GitHub Issues

    The GitHub wiki is a useful resource for various LGSM related topics.

    LGSM has a Steam Group where you can get general support for LGSM related stuff.

    LGSM has a GitHub Page where you can submit any bugs and feature suggestions.