download it first https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/HLDSUpdateTool on windows type cd.. until your at c:\ then type cd dir and make it to your directory in command prompt type hldsupdatetool -command update -game tf -dir c:\dir on linux it has instructions on the site to install hldsupdate then ./steam -command update -game "tf" -dir . after you install tf2 on either OS you will need Sourmod and Metamod http://www.sourcemod.net/snapshots.php download lastest snapshot currently the dev versions only seem to work after the updates. http://www.sourcemm.net/snapshots again download latest snapshot now you will need to create a vdf file for your game http://www.sourcemm.net/vdf select your game and save into addons folder now SM and MM should run To install hale mods and other stuff just drop the stuff into the directories they go into with FTP on linux or RDP for windows. You will need lastest snapshots of sdkhooks and tf2items. http://vphysics.limetech.org/?project=tf2items on tf2items you will need to download the old version first since the snapshot doesnt include all files http://forums.alliedmods.net/showthread.php?t=115100 http://users.alliedmods.net/~psychonic/builds/sdkhooks/2.2/ and there you have it for router stuff I can never get that stuff to work so you can look that up on youtube.