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

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How to install Minecraft (Client)

How to correctly install Minecraft, including setting any needed packages or apps to install it and to troubleshoot the most common problems that Ubuntu users face when trying to user Minecraft. I am ...
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How can I install Minecraft?

I have tried many tutorials but none of them are clear enough. I have also tried installing it using Wine but it won't update and Wine goes gray and stops working. Does anybody know an easy way to ...
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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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Minecraft in jdk 1.7.0_u2 x64

I have Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit and I installed JDK 1.7.0 update 2 x64 via webupd8 page. But currently I have problem with minecraft game. After downloading launcher from Minecraft.net and lauch the game ...
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Will Sun's Java be available from Canonical's partner repository?

I just discovered that Oracle's (Sun's) Java6 has vanished from the Canonical's partner repository. Before Java was taken from all repositories I had purchased Minecraft for play in Ubuntu. After ...
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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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Minecraft jar not marked as executable

I looked up several tutorials on how to install and they dont work. I do everything correctly but then i get this: The file '/home/mike/Downloads/minecraft.jar' is not marked as executable. ...
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Downloading a previously purchased app with Ubuntu Software Center

Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 but I want to claim a purchase of Minecraft that I bought with the old install using Ubuntu Software Center. Don't see an intuitive way of downloading your purchased ...
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Can't get Minecraft to run on Ubuntu

I have installed JDK and JRE from this tutorial and have tried many methods of starting it up, yet my results are always the same. If any one could please help me I would be very grateful. Exception ...
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Does running a Minecraft server run with less lag on Ubuntu server than on Windows 7?

I run windows 7. I run a Minecraft server, but I can only host around 9 players before lag appears. I heard that Ubuntu can run a server with much better performance than Windows 7. I kind of like ...
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How do I patch Minecraft's LWJGL libraries?

I just downloaded a free version of minecraft and I also downloaded JDK 6 and 7/JRE 7. I can open minecraft perfectly and log in but after it installs updates, it stays at a black screen. I need to ...
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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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Adding mods to Minecraft on Ubuntu 14.04

So I have learned that there are no longer any bin folders or .minecraft folders on in the versions of minecraft 1.6 or higher. I still want to add mods though. Is there a way to add the mods of my ...
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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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How to map my ipv4 address to external address in iptables

I want to run a minecraft server (port 25565) and have it send to my external address for others to play, then to my hostname (I am assuming this is automatic - Do I need a rule for this too?). But I ...
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How to add Minecraft to the Unity launcher?

I'm having trouble getting Minecraft to launch when I add it to the launcher. If the game is running, I can right click on the icon in the launcher and select "keep in launcher" and the icon stays, ...
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How to install a .jar file

I would like to know how to install java and minecraft (Download Linux Version Here)
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How do I create a .deb file?

Yes, I know that this question has been asked many times before, but none of the answers really helped. I'd like to package the Minecraft launcher (which has no proprietary code, AFAIK,) into a .deb ...
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Minecraft goes black on 12.04 and EEE901 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't get Minecraft to run on Ubuntu Since downgrading to an older release of Ubuntu won't solve the problem for this version, I try to fix it this way. It is basically ...
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Minecraft goes black on 12.04 [duplicate]

Upon upgrading to 12.04 I installed Minecraft, Openjdk 6 and 7. When I login everything is fine, but after that I get the "Updating Minecraft" screen for about 0-5 seconds, then the screen goes black. ...
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Which version of Java should I use for Minecraft?

What version of java do I need for minecraft and how would I install it I've been to multiple forums but can't figure it out.
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How to install Minecraft (Server)

I want to install the Minecraft server in my Ubuntu PC. It can be either the Ubuntu Desktop or Server. How should I proceed to installing the server?
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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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Interact with Minecraft Server

I have a Minecraft sever running that gets started automatically using the init.d scripts. Now I want to be able to give myself admin privileges but I need to send commands to the server. How can I ...
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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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Is it possible or a good idea to run a more or less secure minecraft server without having pre-experience in Ubuntu?

Hello Dear Ubuntu Questions Community, This is my first on this site and is very important to me! I currently run a Minecraft Server that runs on a server that I have to move aways from, and that in ...
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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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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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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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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 ...