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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Optfine in Ubuntu


Optifine is a Minecraft mod pack that allows the user to optimize their game performance "to run faster and look better with full support for HD textures and many configuration options".

Some features include:

  • FPS Boost and control
  • Support for HD Textures
  • Configurable animation details
  • Debug
  • Variable rendering distance and chunk loading control
  • Fast texture pack switching

See the Optifine FAQ for details on tuning suggestions.

A. Easy Installation

  1. Download and start the Magic Launcher
  2. Click Setup, click Add, select the downloaded zip file
  3. Click OK, login and play Minecraft

B. Manual Installation

  1. Download and open the zip file. This link goes to version OptiFine 1.5.2_HD_U_D5. For other version downloads see here.

  2. Locate your minecraft.jar file. On Ubuntu, this is located in the ~/.minecraft/bin directory

  3. Create a backup of minecraft.jar
  4. Open minecraft.jar in an archive editor
  5. Delete the META-INF folder.
  6. Copy (drag and drop) the .class files from the downloaded zip file into the jar file, replacing previous files.
  7. Run Minecraft and test.

The main page for installation details, configuration, and support can be found here.

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