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How do I download, install, and run Minecraft? As well as OpenJDK7?

First off, I have tried downloading Minecraft. I logged in, and the launcher did work. But, when I tried to "play Demo", this is what showed up: Developer Console before clicking "Play Demo" ...
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What is the Right Way™ to run a minecraft server? [duplicate]

I want to run a minecraft server on Ubuntu 12.04 server in a maintainable and secure way. I know about creating an own user for minecraft to avoid running as root. I know about using screen to be able ...
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How can I speed up minecraft after buying more RAM?

My Acer C7 is running Chrubuntu. After I bought an 8GB ram extension, Minecraft is still running with only 5-9 fps. My system shows 9.4 Gigs of ram running, but this still makes no difference to ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Minecraft Bukkitt Server Settings/Plugins

I recently installed a Craftbukkit basic server on my Ubuntu 12.10 system. Note I did this without the desktop/gnome, all done on the command line. Now that I have the basic server I really need help ...
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Driver related OpenGL graphics problem(Minecraft and steam wont start)

This has been bothering me for about a week now, I have been looking up answers on forums and everything and nothing seems to work. What happens is when i start minecraft i get this stacktrace: ...
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How to use Gamecaster to record minecraft? [closed]

I have installed Gamecaster on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and would like to use it to record my minecraft window. How would I do this?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Minecraft server hosting

Can someone help me to understand how to host a Minecraft server through an IP? I am connected to the internet through not one but two routers! On Windows 7 I was used to using Hamachi. Is there an ...
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Executing a script as another user still cause some permission trouble

I have to execute this script with PHP. The user www-data can't do it, so I modified the sudoers file: www-data ALL=(user2) NOPASSWD: /home/user2/bin/test.sh The script is executed in php with this ...
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Cant install Java on Wand Board Quad running Ubuntu 12.04

I picked up the Wand Board and was curios to see on how well it can perform as a Minecraft Server. So i downloaded the JDK 8 from the official site for ARM and extracted it to my OPT folder, after ...
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custom .desktop entry to launch Minecraft not working

I have made a Minecraft.desktop file in ~/.local/share/applications/ that reads as follows: [Desktop Entry] Name=Minecraft Comment=Play this game in OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime Exec=minecraft ...
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Minecraft offline produces black screen [duplicate]

When I try to play Minecraft offline it says Updating Minecraft... and then I get a black screen. No error is displayed. I am using the Minecraft laucher jar file. Are there any packages I need to ...
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How to get Lubuntu to autorun the Minecraft server script on boot?

Today I am trying to make my server but i have problems when I try to autorun my script. I have followed this tutorial: http://www.minecraftwiki.net/wiki/Tutorials/Server_startup_script and the ...
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Minecraft 1.6 Crash fix? [closed]

This is what it shows, after I click play the launcher closes and reopens, with the following error: Game ended with bad state (exit code 1) Ignoring visibility rule and showing launcher due to a ...
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Minecraft Frame Tearing

I've been trying to play Minecraft in Ubuntu. Under both the Unity and GNOME3 window managers, I notice serious frame tearing when in fullscreen mode. Is there any way to fix this?
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How to find java path and make a shortcut with jar files?

I'm very new to Ubuntu, installed 12.04 for the first time a few days ago. So I basiclly got a game (feedthebeast, mod for minecraft). Now the jar file which I downloaded works just fine, but I find ...
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Ubuntu Failes to Recognize Java

I've been having an issue with Java since I installed Ubuntu and it has been the main reason I have stopped playing certain Java-based games such as Minecraft. You see, although I've downloaded ...
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Install/Play Minecraft on Xubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I´ve just installed Xubuntu and installed java on it and I can't play minecraft and have no idea how to install it! Could anyone help me!
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No Sound in Minecraft 1.6.2 [duplicate]

Since the update to 1.5 to 1.6, I haven't had any sound. I've tried the fallowing: Deleted .minecraft folder Redownloaded the new launcher Replaced lwjgl with the version used in 1.5 (doesn't work ...
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JRE not showing up in “Open with” list

I am trying to install minecraft on to my computer and i was able to do everything except change the .jar to "Open with" JRE. JRE does not appear in the list of programs -Running ubuntu 13.04 -Have ...
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can't find “allow executing file as program” checkbox

I'm currently trying to run a game on xubuntu that is downloaded as a .jar and to make it work I need to check of a box that says "allow executing file as program" I know where the box should be for ...
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Creating Shortcut for Feed the Beast/Minecraft

First off, I am very new to Ubuntu, and have installed 13.04 as my sole OS to force myself to try and learn a bit. However, I have run into an issue creating a Unity shortcut. I have tried to create ...
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Can't log in to MineCraft?

I'm not sure if this is the right place, but I can't log in to my minecraft!! I'm entering my user details and my CORRECT password and using my CORRECT password it thinks I'm NOT using the correct ...
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How to change Swap partition to add more

I play a lot of Minecraft/Tekkit. I have quite a bit of lag issues and my brother told me to add more VM RAM. He said it's called Swap Partitioning on Linux. I am looking for a simple solution, I ...
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Minecraft black screen AFTER updating lwjgl Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to download Minecraft and I get a black screen. I have already updated lwjgl to version 2.9.0. I have Ubuntu 13.04.
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SLOVEDhow come java 7 wont uninstall? [duplicate]

I installed openjdk wich worked perfectly, then i installed oracle java 7 then I tried to delete java 7 in many ways but java 7 wouldent uninstall completely. So now i have openjdk6, minecraft that ...
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Can't run minecraft on ubuntu 12.04 lts [duplicate]

I was trying to run minecraft on my laptop with ubuntu 12.04 lts 64 bit. I have a lenovo ideapad p580 with 7.7 Gb and an Intel® Core™ i7-3520M CPU @ 2.90GHz × 4 processor. Under the graphics section ...
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How do i delete java 7 runtime?

I upgraded to java 7 JDK bur minecraft got a black screen after startup.I found out that java 7 didnt work with linux. when i deleted the JDK, minecraft wouldent even open.every java 7 icon is still ...
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Java 7 JDK wont uninstall

I installed jdk 7 but minecraft didnt work. I tried uninstalling it in many ways but it was still on the machine and minecraft still didnt work. Does anynone know how to fix this? My ubuntu version is ...
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Problem opening a file without an extension

I have downloaded a file called MultiMC. I'm used to windows where everything needs a file extension to run. The thing about this file is, it has no file extension. According to the instructions, I'm ...
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Minecraft causes Ubuntu 13.04 to freeze

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 and when I try to run Minecraft, after a few minutes the whole system freezes and I have to hold down the power button on my laptop and reboot as the laptop just ...
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My computer runs slower now on Ubuntu

Recently I have been noticing that my laptop's speed has decreased after installing Ubuntu. I am on a MacBook Pro and I have 4.2GHz and 4GB of RAM. I used to play games like Minecraft before on it ...
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Trouble Installing Multicraft

I have been following these directions to get Multicraft on my ubuntu VPS server by following the Linux directions: http://www.multicraft.org/site/page?view=install To continue, I need to initialize ...
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Attempting to Set Up a Minecraft Server

Does anyone have any experience setting up a Minecraft server with Ubuntu using Putty? To clarify, this server will be running off of a host, not my computer. To accomplish this, I need to install ...
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Can't run Minecraft… a GLX Problem?

^ That. Error Report: Time: 5/26/13 8:06 PM Description: Failed to start game org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Could not init GLX at org.lwjgl.opengl.LinuxDisplayPeerInfo.initDefaultPeerInfo(Native ...
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How to create the Minecraft launcher button?

I am trying to run a small minecraft server via Ubuntu desktop 12.04 for my kids. I got minecraft installed and running, but don't want to run via the Terminal all the time. I'm trying to pin a ...
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Optifine not working

I have Minecraft 1.5.2 and Java 6 and I realized that I could not install or use Optifine. Can anyone help?
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Hide and unhide folders

is there any way to unhide folders other than removing the "." in fornt of it. becasue i have minecraft and the folder which you install mods to is called ".minecraft" and its in /home/usr but i want ...
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Ubuntu Server replace Windows 7 as my home server?

I currently have a home server running Windows 7 pro just so I can run my kids Minecraft server and also a Teamspeak server for online gaming. I would love to know if i can replace Win7 with Ubuntu ...
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Java can't launch minecraft, these errors happen. Using Java Oracle

These errors happen when I launch minecraft, First error happens when I launch the login menu ( It still boots up ). Second when I actually launch the game. ...
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How would I get Ubuntu Server to automatically start programs on two virtual terminals?

So I have a Minecraft server and a website and I want two things to startup when the computer boots: Minecraft Server and the Minecraft Overviewer. I want the server to startup in tty1 and the ...
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Really weird hidden dash bug involving OpenJDK and Minecraft [closed]

I'm pretty sure my problem is unique. I'm using OpenJDK 7 to play Minecraft, in order to avoid wrangling with Wine. Recently, this setup has started to give me problems. I am getting "System program ...
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Intel HD Graphics (integrated) Minecraft graphical freezes and glitches - graphics driver or card?

I have a Lenovo G570 laptop, which played Minecraft perfectly 1 or 2 months ago. Now, whenever I play the game, I'm faced with freezes, which sometimes crash Unity (with some error message like ...
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Minecraft server in ubuntu 12.10

I've been living in a hotel do to a house fire. I have just tried to setup a server for some of my friends to connect and it doens't seem to work. I port forwarded the port 27015 and set that in the ...
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Minecraft on Cairo Dock Opens Another Instance

So i "installed" Minecraft using this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZIbcWpdSA4 and put it on my cairo dock. However whenever I open it, it opens another instance of the icon. Is there any way ...
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Minecraft wont run [closed]

Hi this is the error message ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Oh - I know what I did wrong! Time: 3/27/13 10:53 AM Description: Failed to start game org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: X Error - disp: ...
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Running multiple services on a home server

I have this old laptop, but the battery and power adapter are basically shot. Works great as long as it´s not mobile. Anyway it´s now going to be my home server. I´ve got xubuntu 12.04LTS ...
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Minecraft Help! [duplicate]

So this is what I get when I Login to MineCraft on a 32 bit system 1.7 gig ram and 2.8 ghz prossesor: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Ooh. Shiny. Time: 14/03/13 9:07 AM Description: Failed to ...
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How to play Minecraft with a PS3 Sixaxis controller on Ubuntu?

I originally posted this on another StackExchange site, Arqade, but I've had no luck there, so I've deleted it there in order to ask it somewhere with more Ubuntu specific knowledge. Here's the what ...
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Minecraft bug on 12.10?

I'm having issues running minecraft on 12.10. It loads up the log in screen, after I click 'log in' it goes to a black screen.
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Minecraft server (Bukkit) .sh bash file not opening

My Minecraft server (Bukkit) .sh bash file is not opening! I did make it executable (in permissions, I clicked "anyone" for executable). Here's the code: #!/bin/bash cd "$( dirname "$0" )" java ...