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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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How do I install Minecraft on my Lubuntu 15.04 Linux?

I am running Linux Lubuntu 15.04 and keep trying to get minecraft to work. I have gotten java and even came to this website for help. It keeps crashing on me. I was playing survival and exited. I came ...
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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 ...
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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 ...