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Connection to remote host lost

Post by Gingerbread » Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:20 pm

Hi all,

whenever I try to join an online game of Lux I immediately receive an error message stating that "connection to remote host is lost"
The game is trying to connect to IP on Port 6624.

I am currently running Ubuntu (newest version) and have registered Lux with Steam but it will not let me join online games.

Do you have a clue why it is not working? Do I have to tweak my settings?

Thanks in advance

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Re: Connection to remote host lost

Post by dustin » Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:33 pm

Do you have a firewall enabled on your ubuntu machine? It could be that. I would try opening your firewall control panel and setting Lux to be allowed full internet access.

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Re: Connection to remote host lost

Post by Gingerbread » Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:47 pm

Hi Dustin,

thanks for your quick response. No, I have disabled the firewall. Do you have any other idea?

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Re: Connection to remote host lost

Post by Gingerbread » Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:45 pm

I tried to setup a headless server. There I receive another error-message:

✱ ERROR: Yarrrr!! It looks like ye be using a hacked copy of Lux. ``lux/buy/`Buy a real registration` to avoid the hassle and play online. Email lux@sillysoft with your info if you think this is an error. ✱
✱ The LuxServer has shutdown ✱

However, the registration code is the same I have used to unlock the game in the app. This is odd.

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Re: Connection to remote host lost

Post by dustin » Tue Jul 04, 2017 2:50 pm

For headless host, try adding the regcode parameter to your command: -regcode=LD-YOUR-REGCODE

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Re: Connection to remote host lost

Post by Gingerbread » Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:24 am

Hi Dustin! I did - tried all sorts of different commands for it. Did not work with the regcode. As said, it is exactly the same code I have used to unlock the full version within the game/app. I somehow believe it is missing a "user" command - just like in the registration windows within the app

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Re: Connection to remote host lost

Post by Gingerbread » Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:30 am

Just found out that if I replace the parameter -name with my personal name (the one registered with the Lux-code) I do not receive this error - however, it says that the name is already in use in Lux as a player name.

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Re: Connection to remote host lost

Post by dustin » Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:38 pm

hmm, can you email lux@sillysoft.net with your name/code info please? if you're using an older format code it might not work

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