Minecraft is a Java-based game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine.

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How do I kill a 5GB init-child zombie process? [duplicate]

I'm trying not to restart every time I'm done with my game. I've reported this issue to the DNS community a 2nd time now since I havn't played it for a while since the first time and it's still not ...
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How can I stop MineCraft from crashing on my chromebook?

I am trying run minecraft on Linux (Ubuntu) on my chromebook. I use crouton power it. I have installed the correct java version, got it all set up. But the launcher starts and acts perfectly normal. ...
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Minecraft doesn't connect to Mojang servers/the internet (15.04)

I've been trying to run Minecraft on Ubuntu 15.04 for a while. Whenever I try running, it won't download the launcher pack and it gives me this message: Bootstrap (v5) Current time is Jun 19, 2015 ...
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How to make Shared Folders between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu

I have managed to successfully dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 8.1. I also play the very popular computer game called "Minecraft" and would like to be able to share the world files across both ...
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Open with java option wont show up in “open with” list

I'm trying to open minecraft.jar. I have installed java and looked for it in the open with list but i can't find it. Am i doing something wrong? i have read through tons and tons of forums and none of ...
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When I open minecraft.jar it opens wine

When I try to open minecraft.jar it always opens using the wine program. What can I do to fix that? I've tried re-installing minecraft.jar. But that just re-opens the wine program.
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Graphic Issues (Minecraft & Tekkit)

I am running OpenJDK 7, though I have to launch .jar files with the terminal because it doesn't show up on the 'run with' menu. I am experiencing graphic/texture issues when running Tekkit Classic and ...
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Making Minecraft.jar executable

So I've tried almost everything but when I click on the jar file it opens the archive manager. There is no option to run it with java.
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Policy tool always wants to open!! Halp

When I was still using 14.04(a couple weeks ago this started), Minecraft just decided, hey, why don't I just use policy tool to open myself and hide everything else related to OpenJDK! So I can't find ...
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Minecraft Won't Run 14.04 OpenGL Context

Okay. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) on my Acer C710 Chromebook with crouton (currently dual booting). I began to install Oracle Java 7 Runtime and OpenJDK 6 Runtime (6 Runtime Via ...
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Minecraft keeps crashing on every version of Java Runtime

I've tried running Minecraft with Java and it wouldn't open, I tried with 7 and 8 but both would crash every time I tried playing, what can I do at this point?
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How do i install minecraft through terminal [duplicate]

what terminal commands can i use to install Minecraft? i don't seem to be able to open the .jar minecraft file even after i checked the executive option.
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How do you anything minecraft in xubuntu? [closed]

I cant find out how to minecraft in xubuntu
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OpenJDK 7 Runtime Doesnt show up in my right click menu

When I downloaded Cracked Minecraft onto my Linux Lubuntu 15.04, I wasn't able to right click it and open with "OpenJDK 7 Runtime Environment. I right clicked and did Properties and then Permissions ...
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Minecraft not Executing

So, I've had Ubuntu for a good 6 months on my HP Chromebook 14. I downloaded and began playing Minecraft immediately with no problem. Then, today I go onto my laptop and open up Ubuntu. I double click ...
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Make a program automatically take higher priority?

I'm using my Ubuntu OS to play Minecraft. I can get the game to run a little faster by closing my other programs and giving the Minecraft java process a higher priority via the System Monitor. The ...
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Error Setting up Minecraft-init Script

I run a Ubunut 14.04 64Bit Server and try to get a vanilla Minecraft server to run as a Service. I found a good script here: http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Tutorials/Server_startup_script I set it ...
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Minecraft with OpenJDK 7, I get “the trustAnchors parameter must be non-empty”

Im using Ubuntu 15.04 and OpenJDK 7, trying to run Minecraft. This is what I get. EDIT: Minecraft is working now when I use sudo java -jar Minecraft.jar but doesn't work without super user, how would ...
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Setting up Minecraft server to start and stop automatically

I followed this tutorial: http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Tutorials/Ubuntu_startup_script ...and I am getting an error that says: start: Unknown job: minecraft-server ...when I run the start or ...
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How do I install the Ubuntu Software Center on my Lubuntu 15.04 using the Terminal?

How to install Minecraft (Client) That link doesnt help. I can't install Java or something. I need a video. Does anyone have a video I cant watch? PLEASE HELP!
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Can't make Minecraft executeable [duplicate]

I'm right-clicking the minecraft.jar file and going under the Properties tab and there is no checkbox that allows the file to be executable. Neither the Open With nor command options are working ...
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Start the minecraft.jar demo

I installed minecraft via PPA: sudo apt-get install python-software-properties sudo add-apt-repository ppa:minecraft-installer-peeps/minecraft-installer sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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Severe graphical distortion in Minecraft - Xubuntu 14.10

I have only noticed this issue in Minecraft, no other 3D applications. It started happening somewhat recently (maybe related to an update, I'm using the Xorg Edgers PPA) - I have an R9 290X, and am ...
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Can't run minecraft

I have Oracle Java, I am opening it as an executable. Minecraft runs perfectly on my Windows computer, but I want it on my Ubuntu laptop. When I open Minecraft I get as far as the launcher, but ...
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How can I return to fullscreen mode after alt tab?

How can I return to full screen in minecraft in Ubuntu? If I press F11 minimizes it to window mode and I can use firefox and other things but if Alt+Tab out of fullscreen mode, only way to get back ...
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Why can't I delete a folder in my trash?

So I downloaded a "cracked" version of Minecraft. STUPID, I know and understand the dangers. Anyway, the download put a folder called "minecraft" on my computer. it contained a .png and a .jar file. ...
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Minecraft icon not showing properly in launcher?

Here is my problem: the Minecraft icon in the Unity launcher is inconsistent with the icon theme, even though the icon theme has a minecraft icon in it. The theme I am using is Numix-Circle and I am ...
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Minecraft doesn't run; I do all the things to fix it, but it doesn't works!

No OpenJDK 7 Java Runtime on the dialog box. Done fixing this. Here's my Java version. I'd just reformatted my PC because there's problems in the last Ubuntu installation but Minecraft works ...
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Increase and decreasing screen brightness crashes Minecraft

Problem: When increasing or decreasing the screen brightness, Minecraft crashes and to an extent freezes my computer UI. What I mean by to an extent is that I can move the cursor around, but I can't ...
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No ':' in the url

Starting fairly recently whenever I open the Minecraft launcher I get this error message I valid url: '/home/kailas/Downloads/Minecraft.jar' given, exiting No ':' in the uri What does this mean? I ...
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nVidia profile switching

I'm new to Ubuntu (running 14.04) with limited linux experience. I have a dell m3800 with NVIDIA Quadro K1100M/Intel GPUs. I've loaded the NVIDIA driver 331.113 (proprietary, tested). Unlike many ...
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how to get openJDK7 and Technic launcher to work on Ubuntu 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my daughters computer. Now we cant get Technic launcher to work for her. Then she wants to play minecraft modes. I download the Tech jar file and marked it as open as ...
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Too much swap, how do I change it?

I'm new at Ubuntu and I'm fiddling around with Ubuntu Server 14.04. I'm trying to get it to run a Minecraft server, but whenever anyone joins, it starts skipping ticks and players reported heavy ...
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Trying to open minecraft in ubuntu

I'm wondering something. Whenever i right click on minecraft and click open with another application, i try to find Java JDK. I have installed it for minecraft itself, but i just cant find where java ...
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Full screen not working

I have Recently Installed a second monitor to my system but for some reason Minecraft wont open to full screen it doesn't even open full screen for a second however it will open in window mode I would ...
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Complete walk through on creating a new user +Key if nessecary

I am very new to all of this. I use PuTTY to access my WHM Minecraft server without any issue as root. I want to make a new account, I have googled for 2 days and nothing is working. ...
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Minecraft won't launch due to error in launcher

Today Minecraft stopped working and I could not launch it. Here is the launcher: [09:00:11] [Client thread/INFO]: Setting user:<br/> [09:00:11] [Client thread/INFO]: (Session ID is ...
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How to set up an old PC to run a gaming server and have people connect it?

For starters, I am extremely new to the ubuntu community and even with UNIX itself... I have managed to wipe an old gaming computer, stack it with some ram, install ubuntu desktop 14.04, and from ...
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Ubuntu crashing too often

right some little days, I bought a dedicated server (physically, I mean), then, installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. All working well (well as it can be taking in mind that it's running in a simple house, ...
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Minecraft Voltz Server Error

Hello I have run multiple servers before including voltz, but these last few days I haven't been able to get this server to run on my Ubuntu server 12.04 for some reason every time I start it I get ...
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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 ...