Guide – How To Start – Chivalry: Medieval Warfare on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Besiege castles and raid villages in Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is a first-person slasher with a focus on multiplayer. Featuring competitive online combat that seeks to capture the experience of truly being on a medieval battlefield.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

How to create and connect to Chivalry Ubuntu

  1. To start the server, it is necessary to connect to the VM and turn it on manually.
  2. To connect, you need PuTTy application to connect via ssh. You can download it at the following link – Download.
  3. Run Putty, enter the VM address in the “Host” field, and click “Open” to connect.
  1. In the opened console it is necessary to enter a username and password that were specified while creating the virtual machine.
  1. The server is started using the following commands:

> sudo su

> /home/steamuser/chivalry/

To display the server console, use the command:

> screen -r

To exit the console correctly, use the Ctrl + A key combination, then releasing only the A button, press D on the keyboard.

  1. To connect to the server, start the “Chivalry: Medieval Warfare” game on your PC, open the console with the “~” key on your keyboard, write open %vm_adress%:7000 and press “Enter” to connect. For example: open

Server update

If you were unable to connect to the server, you should update the server. To do this, connect to the VM through PuTTY and do the following:

  1. First of all, you must stop the server, you can do this using the following commands:

> sudo su (If you haven’t run this command before)

> screen -r

> Ctrl + A, then, press K on the keyboard.

  1. Enter the following commands in sequence:

> /home/steamuser/steamcmd

> login anonymous

> force_install_dir /home/steamuser/chivalry

> app_update 220070 validate

> exit

> cd /home/steamuser 

> chown -R steamuser:steamuser chivalry

> /home/steamuser/chivalry/

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