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This guide (Which took me a little over 3 days to write and test) was made to solve most problems regarding the correct installation of Minecraft. It is very thorough and oriented for Ubuntu 11.10+ since this was the first version to include OpenJDK 1.7, but it might still be missing more information to solve more problems regarding Minecraft. I also did ...


It is not necessary to install Minecraft. All you need to do is install Java. Now right click on your Minecraft.jar file and select "Open with Oracle Java 7 Runtime" That's it. Enjoy! Related: How to install Java? How can I install Oracle Java JRE 7?


Actually, a better answer is to enter the following at the command prompt. sudo update-ca-certificates -f


The important part is in your message: "The file '/home/mike/Downloads/minecraft.jar' is not marked as executable. If this was downloaded or copied from an untrusted source, it may be dangerous to run. For more details, read about the executable bit." Command line The command: sudo chmod +x /home/mike/Downloads/minecraft.jar will make it ...


Setting up a Minecraft launcher on Ubuntu 12.04, these steps worked for me, mostly pieced together from the various other tips. In a terminal, first fetch a Minecraft image icon: cd /usr/share/icons; sudo wget Then create a minecraft.desktop file (using the gedit text editor to keep it user-...


I have the same problem but I installed via webupd8 - Install Oracle Java (JDK) 7 in Ubuntu via PPA Repository, searching the internet I found this script (I'm adapted the script to my system) but basically this is: #!/bin/bash export LD_LIBRARY_PATH="/opt/java/jre/lib/amd64" java minecraft.jar The script for my system: #!/bin/bash export ...


Sun Java has been disabled via a security update due to it exposing users to known security holes and has been removed from the partner archive. Due to the severity of the security risk, Canonical is immediately releasing a security update for the Sun JDK browser plugin which will disable the plugin on all machines. This will mitigate users' risk from ...


The legal problems you are referring are about the distribution of Oracle Java. Its license prevents that it could be provided in the default repositories, but its perfectly legal to download and install it. Probably the easiest way is to use the WebUpd8 ppa: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-...


Installation of Minecraft for 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10 and 15.04 is now possible with a 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 install minecraft-installer What are PPAs and how do I use them?


Just do sudo update-ca-certificates -f


Pressing control-H in Nautilus will show also files starting with a .. If you want this permanent: Files > Preferences will have a setting for this: In command line ls -la the a part will also show hidden files.


You must installed java on your system to install .jar files.Syntax to install .jar files was, java -jar packagename.jar In this case,you have Minecraft.jar file,so type the below command in terminal java -jar Minecraft.jar


You can make it manualy, or using Alacarte. Here's the way: 1: Install Alacarte It will install some Gnome dependencies. Nothing to worry about. 2: Create a new entry In the command entry, click browse and select your .jar file. You may need to add /usr/bin/java -jar to the start of the Command, so that it looks like /usr/bin/java -jar /home/angel/...


Ubuntu would be a superior choice for hosting a server based application, especially if you use the server edition of Ubuntu. There would be less resources diverted to unnecessary things, like the desktop interface. The downside is that it would be command line only. You can always still go with Ubuntu desktop if you need a desktop interface. To setup a ...


You can install OpenJDK by pressing this link. After, open Minecraft with right-click in Minecraft.jar > Open with > OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime. If it's still not working, press this link, and do the same as before.


.jar files are not executable, so you have to open them with something (java): Exec=java -jar /home/benjamin/Applications/Minecraft/TechnicLauchner/technic-launcher-latest.jar Anyway, I wouldn't recommend creating those files manually from scratch.


The permissions don't have the execute bit set, so bash won't execute the script. You can set the bit and execute the script: chmod u+x ./ or let bash execute it for you: bash


Found this on a Fedora forum and it worked nicely for me running 12.04 Ubuntu-64bit with OpenJDK7u3 Link "I just had the same problem, and here is what worked for me: Go to Click the link to download the newest stable release Download ( at the time of writing) Go to your home ...


I play minecraft and I fixed the issue by: Using oracles version of java by using the wepupd8 teams java ppa. Follow this tutorial: Then try this in terminal export LD_LIBRARY_PATH="/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-oracle/jre/lib/i386" And then: java -jar technic-launcher-latest.jar If ...


Took a look at about:plugins on Chromium and noticed IcedTea was still being used for eris knows what reason. One apt-get purge icedtea6-plugin and I finally get to try this intriguing 8-bit(-ish) graphic game.


Here's a script to install minecraft and help troubleshoot most issues that can arise: To get minecraft running, right click the minecraft.jar file, go to properties, permisions, and set it allow running as an executable. Now you can right click it, and run with a java. If you want to properly have minecraft installed: have its icon, be able to launch with ...


Patching LWJGL in Minecraft (Linux) Download the LWJGL files Go to the LWJGL download page and download the latest stable release. Open the .zip in Archive Manager. The jars are found in "jar" and the natives are found in "natives/linux" Patch the LWJGL files by doing the following Open your home directory (You can usually just do this by opening the ...


Download the latest copy of LWJGL from here and extract it Copy the following to ~/.minecraft/bin jinput.jar lwjgl.jar lwjgl_util.jar And the following to ~/.minecraft/bin/natives Then restart Minecraft Make sure you overwrite ...


I'm assuming you already have minecraft.jar downloaded. If not, then you can get it from Minecraft is written in Java, and so if you want to run it (or any other application written in Java) you need to install the appropriate package. That package is OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime, and you can install it by opening the Ubuntu Software Centre and ...


You can create a .desktop file that will do this. Bash file are usually run from the terminal, while .desktop files simply run a command, not necessarily needing a Terminal. As for launching Minecraft, that's simple enough. Run nano ~/.local/share/applications/minecraft.desktop in Terminal Copy/paste this in to the file you just opened: [Desktop Entry] ...


And to start minecraft use command java -jar /path/to/Minecraft.jar. If you want you can create desktop launcher for it so you dont need to start it from terminal every time.


1) Oracle JDK will not longer be released or supported with Oneiric, OpenJDK will be used instead. You will ofc still be able to manually install it and use it free of charge by downloading it from the Oracle download page. 2) Icedtea will still be used for integration on 11.10 as you can see here.


You did not specify how you added your cronjob. This makes a big difference: if you've used crontab -e within your own account, scripts are run with your user (and thus the crontab entry has one field less -- the user to run it, as that is known). If you simply copied your above snipped to /etc/cron.d, it would fail as you didn't specify a user (or rather as ...


This may be a problem with the Lightweight Java Game Library (lwjgl). Mojang does not keep up with their updates. Download the latest version from, and extract the archive. Replace jinput.jar, lwjgl.jar, and lwjgl_util.jar in the .minecraft/bin directory with the corresponding files from the extracted directory lwjgl-2.8.x/jar. ...


Came upon your question by searching for the same answers... And I think I found a solution (works in terminal, not with the Unity Icon, though). I've got Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits, with NVidia proprietary drivers (seems important) Minecraft seems to have issue with OpenJDK, so I installed Oracle JRE instead: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo ...

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