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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to run minecraft? [duplicate]

I am totally new to linux and am trying to run minecraft on it. i have tried to search the web but unfortunately dont quite understand. can some one please break it down a little simpler. thanks
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Ubuntu 64bit Black Screen on Minecraft [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Minecraft in jdk 1.7.0_u2 x64 I have tried posting on the forums, but I really need help (I'm a server admin and really don't want to have to switch to Windows just to ...
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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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Java on Ubuntu server 12.04? [duplicate]

I'm a little confused at the moment. My back story in short, is that I'm trying to set up a Minecraft server on an Ubuntu server I've recently set up, obviously to do this I needed Java, but after ...
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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 ...
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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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In Ubuntu 12.04 can I disable Iptables firewall?

I want to create a minecraft server for me and my friends to connect to (port 25565). I already use ddclient, which updates the external ip so that the data sent to the hostname is forwarded to the ...
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How to make Minecraft run smoothly?

I have noticed that on Windows, Minecraft runs a lot smoother than on Ubuntu 11.10. What can I do to make it run smoother on here? I have a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 Graphics card. I don't know ...
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When running Minecraft with OpenJDK, my keyboard becomes unresponsive?

I recently downloaded Minecraft with the .jar format and had it running on my computer not so long ago. Now that I'm using my desktop instead of laptop temporarily, I want it to run. On my laptop it ...
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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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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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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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could not init GLX in minecraft

---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Daisy, daisy... Time: 11/10/13 1:51 AM Description: Initializing game org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Could not init GLX at ...
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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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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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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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How do I install Minecraft on my Lubuntu 15.04 Linux? [duplicate]

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 ...