Im running chrubuntu, im trying to run a minecraft jar file via command (as is not possible via properties page) Whatever command Im using its telling me that no such file exists, I think this may be to do with incorrect ownership of the file? Any advice, thanks!
You can change permissions like this.
Than run this with java environment:
Make sure that you use the right path to
So in this case type:
followed by dragging
The minecraft.jar file is actually just a launcher, it downloads the neccessary files for minecraft and puts them in the .minecraft folder of your home directory. I'm also running minecraft in chrubuntu, and it works fine. Looking at the file I downloaded, it is actually called "Minecraft.jar" (capital M), so make sure that your file is actually called "minecraft.jar".
The jar file does not require executable permissions (it only has rw permissions on my system). Try moving the file to your home folder, make sure that it is called "minecraft.jar", start a new terminal window and run
If that does not work, make sure that your user owns the file. If your username is "myuser" type
to make sure that the file is owned my you, and that it is readable.
To make sure that the file is actually there, type
which would print something like this
If everything else fails, try downloading the file again. Good luck.