Today I’m going to be hosting my very own server for the first time ever.
I’ve often wondered about hosting my own server, but never really had any need to until now. It will be a private Minecraft server hosting on the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B+ running Raspbian Jessie Lite, which has been customized by me with all of the packages listed here.
The operating system boots up to a command prompt where you are automatically logged in as root. You’ll need to do this if you want your internet connection to work properly with dhcpcd.
My Raspberry Pi is connected via Ethernet cable to my router, which was configured to use DCHP. Setting up the network interface card (NIC) through the terminal was surprisingly easy thanks to this guide.
I noticed that Minecraft server hosting can be a little expensive, especially hosting from some of the more popular hosting companies. That’s why I decided to try hosting my own for free with donations as an option. Here are some hosting sites that offer free hosting:
Minecraft Server Hosting is incredibly easy and cheap to set up on your Raspberry Pi today! To get started, all you need is an SD card and a USB Keyboard & Mouse. For just $19 you’re ready to host …
You can choose how much memory is allocated to people who connect to your Minecraft server hosting by typing in Screen -S “Minecraft server” -X stuff “\001memory\001”. Best of all, hosting your own server is absolutely free!