## Problem

‘The game has crashed. Please try to reconnect.’ immediately after champion select.

### Solution

Open /etc/hosts on the host computer in the text editor of your choice.
On the line that resembles:
127.0.0.1   localhost.localdomain   localhost
add the name of your computer (found in /etc/hostname). For example:… »
• ### GUIDE: Dota 2 Dedicated Server on Linux (from Scratch)

Note: it is now possible to run a Dota 2 dedicated server on Linux without WINE. This article is kept purely for archival purposes, though it should still work.

It is entirely possible to, using the Windows Alien Swarm SRCDS and WINE, run a Dedicated… »