Setting Up a Valheim Dedicated Server in Linux Step By Step


In this video I walk you through the process of installing a dedicated Valheim server in Linux using systemd.


1:09 Updating and upgrading fresh install of Ubuntu
2:08 Installing git, steamcmd and other needed packages
2:51 Installing Valheim with steamcmd
4:19 Git cloning Files
5:10 Editing the
6:00 Making executable
6:14 Editing the service file
6:36 Moving files to the Valheim folder
6:52 Move service file to correct directory
7:10 Setting up the service using systemctl commands
8:01 Testing

Commands for easy copy and paste:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt autoremove
sudo apt clean

sudo add-apt-repository multiverse
sudo dpkg –add-architecture i386

sudo apt update
sudo apt install lib32gcc1 steamcmd git

steamcmd +login anonymous +force_install_dir /home/USERNAME/Valheim +app_update 896660 validate +exit

git clone

chmod +x
sudo cp valheim.service /etc/systemd/system

sudo systemctl daemon-reload
sudo systemctl start valheim
sudo systemctl status valheim
sudo systemctl enable valheim.service


Steamcmd Information:



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