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Minecraft crashing, 14.04 LTS

Installed openjdk and minecraft, but it keeps crashing. Error as follows. I'm a complete ubuntu noob. A detailed walkthrough of the error, its code path and all known details is as follows: ...
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What does threatening to kill a process in gnome-system-monitor do?

If I play Minecraft, it freezes often (~every 20 sec); if I select the Java process in System Monitor and press delete, the end process box pops up. At this point, Minecraft unfreezes and accepts all ...
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Minecraft won't run on 14.04

I've had minecraft running on 12.04 for ages, but since upgrading to 14.04 it won't start. I'm using Oracle Java 8, but I've tried Oracle Java 7 and the default Java 7 that comes with Ubuntu. Here's ...
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Minecraft Exit Code 143?

Whenever I open minecraft from the launcher, minecraft opens for a brief second before closing and being replaced by the launcher. I read the launcher logs, and it says "Game ended in bad state (exit ...
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How do you “get rid” of a SIGTERM killall command targeted on an application?

I have minecraft on my Ubuntu 14.04 computer. I personally don't know much about Ubuntu and all, so I'm just going to explain it this way: Someone set a SIGTERM killall minecraft command, so whenever ...
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Random screen flickering with Minecraft and Intel graphics

I am using a system with Intel HD Graphics 2500 (Ivy bridge) and I have a little problem when playing Minecraft. Sometimes, my screen flashes blue, but only for a second every once in a while. Every ...
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Changing Minecraft.jar's icon

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with xfce desktop (No unity specific fixes please) and I am trying to change the icon for Minecraft.jar to the minecraft logo. But I have no idea how. If there is a way to do ...
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Minecraft not running

So when I boot minecraft, everything goes very well until I click the play button. Once click, the launcher autohides (like it should) then it opens back up with the following error: ...
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How do I use minecraft mods?

How do I add the mod to my game (minecraft 1.8) ? I'v got it on my desktop but I don't know what to do next.
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How to make Kovacic's Mod Pack work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I wanna install some Minecraft (preferably 1.8 or later) mods,but when I tried to install just one mod with Forge,it crashed!So I searched for the easiest and safest way to install MC mods and I found ...
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Open source drivers Vsync

I have a question related to open source ATI drivers, I want to disable Vsync because it makes minecraft laggy (on Ubuntu 14.04). Can someone tell me how to do that? I've found this. But since I'm not ...
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Lubuntu Minecraft Lag

So, I installed Ubuntu 14.10(Lubuntu 14.04) recently and I have a very big ass lag on Minecraft. RAM:2G Processor:2xIntel(R) Pentium(R) P6100 @ 2.00GHz Graphics:Intel HD Graphics Can you help me ...
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Minecraft and java troubles

I like to play Minecraft. But recently I can only be able to open Minecraft versions that is lower than 1.7.2. When I launch 1.7.2 the Minecraft didn't show that I have to upgrade the card. My OpenGL ...
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Liteloader doesn't work

I am using a 64-bit java Open JDK 8 on Ubuntu 14.10. I tried to run Liteloader and it doesn't work. I used java -jar liteloader1.7.10.jar, made it executable, and it still doesn't work.
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How do I run minecraft using a command

I am using SSR to record and I chose the option "record an opengl game" and I'm wondering what I put in the command spot:
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Run a command at boot [duplicate]

I'm still new to the Ubuntu / Linux OS. I currently run a Minecraft server from my Ubuntu 14.04.1 PC at home. Sometimes the power fluxes and forces the computer to shut down. I have the BIOS set to ...
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How do I fix my minecraft? It says its not executable [duplicate]

The file /home/sean/.minecraft/launcher.jar is not marked as executable. I get this error whenever I try to load the launcher.jar in my .minecraft folder but then when I right-click, properties, ...
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LXDE/Lubuntu sees Java .jar files as zip archives instead of java archives when Webupd8 Oracle Java 8 is used

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit installed on my computer, with the Lubuntu-desktop installed as well. I have OpenJDK 7, and I can execute .jar files fine in both desktops. After installing Oracle Java 8 ...
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Forge intsllation on xubuntu fail

Hello dear linux users I have a problem to install forge modloader in minecraft I used the last recommend version for 1.7.2 and I only get some errors: <code> ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- ...
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How to use `vi` when you've never used it before?

I'm using Ubuntu server edition to host a minecraft server, and I needed to changed the server properties, after using the command vi server.properties, I made the required change, but can't save ...
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sudo apt-get update isn't working on my newly installed ChrUbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using ChrUbuntu 14.10 that I just installed and when I type sudo apt-get update into the terminal it gives me Fetched 1012 kB in 21s (46.4 kB/s) ...
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Minecraft 1.8.1 freezes at start up screen

I'm having problems with Minecraft freezing at startup. The launcher starts correctly, and when I hit play the Mojang splash screen comes up. Then when the game should launch, it looks like it's ...
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Minecraft Crashing, linux download

Hi so I've been going at this for hours and I have installed everything correctly, I'm using a HP 14 chromebook, and I hear you can get minecraft on it, with downloading a Linux desktop. I'm using ...
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Minecraft grinding to a halt

A friend of mine started a Minecraft server around 18 months ago, discontinued it around 12 months ago, and made the files available to others and me. A little more than a month ago I created my own ...
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can I run minecraft without x11?

Is it possible to run Minecraft in a terminal without X11 running. I know this does not run by default, but can it be set up?
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How to create a shortcut for Minecraft like in Windows?

I downloaded Minecraft. I created a 'Portable Apps' directory under Home. I then right-clicked 'Minecraft.jar' and selected 'Make Link'. I then moved the "shortcut" to the desktop. When I try to ...
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Create bash file to open minecraft launcher

I use this command in the terminal to run the minecraft launcher with java 8: /home/max/Java/jre1.8.0_25/bin/java -jar Minecraft.jar I included the full java path because I installed it on /home as ...
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Help Starting Minecraft Server Ubuntu 14.04

My .sh file to launch the server is not working. I have the file named 'craftbukkit.sh' with this pasted in it (from the bukkit set up wiki) #!/bin/sh BINDIR=$(dirname "$(readlink -fn "$0")") cd ...
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JAVA_HOME is set to the wrong directory

Hello fellow Ubuntu users, I am trying to learn how to write modifications to Minecraft. In order to follow the tutorial I am using, I need to run a "gradlew". The command is as follows ./gradlew ...
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Bash question with system processes? Stopping and renicing “Java” processes

I play minecraft on linux, and I would like to make a Bash script that does two things. First, I would like it to close the minecraft launcher's process. Secondly, I would like it to renice the ...
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Minecraft in Fluxbox

I cannot seem to start minecraft through any of the terminals in fluxbox why is this? Exception in thread "main" java.awt.HeadlessException at ...
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Acting as a reverse proxy for raw TCP packets

I'm trying to use an OVH node as a reverse proxy for several minecraft servers(mostly for DDoS protection and firewall customisation). The minecraft hosts are also running ubuntu, either 12.04 or ...
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How do i enable core dumps so minecraft will work

I recently updated to 1.8 im running ubuntu 12.10 and every time i try to start up it says # # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment: # # SIGSEGV (0xb) at ...
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How do you enable core dumps on minecraft

I recently updated to 1.8 im running ubuntu 12.10 and every time i try to start up it says # # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment: # # SIGSEGV (0xb) at ...
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Can't install SMITE on ubuntu 14.04, Help?

I am fairly new to Ubuntu 14.04 (I am loving it so far) and I want to install some windows games on my PC. I managed to install Minecraft and LoL, but I can't install SMITE. I tried using the ...
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Building a server for plexconnect/minecraft/flac streaming with hp proliant n40l

I've bought a hp proliant n40l, which I am going to use as the server in our house instead of an old atom single core nas. First priority is to have Plexconnect installed which will stream to an apple ...
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Xbox 360 controller shows up on jstest and configures, but doesn't work with minecraft

I recently recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on and Acer C720 and installed Minecraft (this is going to be my son's computer). I installed xboxdrv and disabled xpad. When I used jstest the xbox 360 ...
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Minecraft Server In Ubuntu

again. I have issues while trying to launch a Minecraft server. Not the server itself, but I can't let other people join. I, myself can only connect with "localhost." I can't connect with my external ...
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Binding keys to buttons on a Ps3 gamepad controller

I have both a dual shock 3 and a knock off wired ps3 controller. I'm running 14.04 trusty tahr on a presario cq57 from compaq, no windows installed. I have a AMD C-50 Processor × 2, 1.6 GiB of memory. ...
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can't run minecraft with ubuntu or wine since update to 14.04

i have followed other available advice on minecraft, java, etc, but can't find anything that works. here is my story: for a couple years i have been successfully running a cracked windows version of ...
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Can't run minecraft..help?

I recently got an ubuntu computer with 14.04 on it. I tried to play minecraft, installed some intel drivers from online through the terminal. I can not play anything higher than 5.7 and on 5.7 it's ...
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fail to driver swrast minecraft python

Under Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty, my graphic card is a nvidia gtx geforce 760. I am trying to play with minecraft implemented with Python and Pyglet When trying to lauch the game (python main.py), I have ...
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Minecraft Bukkit server spams logfile - Ubuntu 12.04

I have a virtual server (Ubuntu 12.04) and a serious problem with Minecraft/Bukkit. I've installed a fresh bukkit 1.6.4 on my virtual server and made some upstart script for it. Here is the ...
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How do I install Minecraft Forge on XUbuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed and used Minecraft on my XUbuntu OS, but for some reason none of the tutorials on how to use Minecraft Forge have worked for me. I take the Forge files and put them into ...
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Minecraft launcher screen stuck on “Starting Launcher”

I have openJDK7 running, it is able to execute, and I downloaded it from the site normally I don't know what is going on any help?
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Cannot download Minecraft [duplicate]

Alright, now before I start I'm not the most tech savvy person out there so I dont know alot of terms and how to do things. I mean I know what a command, terminal, and argument is and all that but I ...
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Can't attach root screen

I'm writing some scripts to automate running a minecraft server but I'm having trouble with screen. I'm running the server jar in a screen from a service but once I'm logged in I cannot reattach the ...
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Minecraft Frozen [duplicate]

I am having a problem with Minecraft on Xubuntu 14.04. I downloaded Minecraft 1.7.10, and it closes the launcher and enters the game. There it gets stuck at the Mojang loading screen. I have tried ...
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Running a .sh from a .desktop [Making an icon for Minecraft.]

Rather recently, I've decided to add minecraft to my dock. I play it enough to want it on my dock. I created a .desktop file, and I gave it an icon, name, and such. I figured that point the exec at ...
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Accessing a process after closing the consol

Basically I am using Ubuntu to run a minecraft server via a VPS and I’m using putty to control it. once I have started my server and everything is running, I’m in control of the server console, just ...