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- How to install Minecraft (Client) 8 answers
So, just today I installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my piece-of-crap laptop and I absolutely LOVE how fast it is. I installed Java 7 successfully, and I downloaded the Minecraft.jar (Minecraft fo Linux/Other) files at https://www.minecraft.net/download. The first thing I did was drag the Minecraft.jar to my desktop. I then right-clicked it, went to properties, made sure it was marked as executable, and then selected "open with..." but I didn't find Java 7 Runtime Environment nor anything Java-related. I then tried running it via terminal (I forgot the command but I believe it went along the lines of "java -jar minecraft.jar"). I also tried using "sudo chmod a+x minecraft.jar" to ensure that it was indeed executable. Yet none of this worked. Any help is appreciated. Thanks! ^-^
-EDIT- Should I just switch to a distribution that I know can run Minecraft?