Can I host a game server on my Linode?

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I would like to host a game server on my Linode so that my friends and I can play together. Is this possible on a Linode?

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While you should be able to host a game server on your Linode account, you would need to investigate the requirements of the game server software you'll be using. Some game server software has specific requirements, and you might need to resize your Linode, or install a different operating system, in order to meet the system requirements of that software.

Linode's don't come with a graphics card, so if your game server software would require a GPU or graphics card, you would need to emulate that on your system. We don't have any documentation on how to do this yet, but if you're willing to experiment, we would love to hear about your findings!


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