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 Post subject: LAN game on Crouton
PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:47 pm 
Is there any walkthrough available for running a LAN game on Crouton

I've done this with Crouton on Linux to Crouton on Linux, but the laptop that i was using as a server is not reliable due to hardware issues with the laptop screen. I bought a chromebook with the understanding that i could get maptools running on Crouton. I have done that, but have not been able to connect to a server or start a server that I can find.

Any help would be appreciated.


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 Post subject: Re: LAN game on Crouton
PostPosted: Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:53 am 
sorry I worded that first post incorrectly.

I have successfully played a LAN game on Linux to Linux, but not through Crouton as a server or as a client. Are there some ports that need to be open? How do I diagnose the problem?


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 Post subject: Re: LAN game on Crouton
PostPosted: Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:44 am 
If you are talking about having people outside of the servers LAN connecting then you will need a port open. The start server dialog shows you the Port that will be used. It is 51234 by default.

To test if your server is visible to the outside world, use one of the online port scanners to test if your server is visible.


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