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== Create a user for running Minecraft ==
 
== Create a user for running Minecraft ==
  
We create a user which has a home /home/minecraft created and is not able to login via shell and/or ssh.
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{{Root|useradd -m -s /bin/bash minecraft}}
 
 
{{Root|useradd -m -s /sbin/nologin minecraft}}
 
  
 
Become the minecraft user so that any file you download is owned by the correct user.
 
Become the minecraft user so that any file you download is owned by the correct user.

Revision as of 01:58, 29 October 2013

For runnign Minecraft you need to have Java (icedtea7) installed.

Client

Obtain and run the client launcher

Download the Minecraft.jar and run the Launcher.

$ java -jar Minecraft.jar

Sound issues when using PulseAudio

Minecraft uses OpenAL which seems to get confused sometimes (missing sounds or music), so tell it to use the pulse driver first.

File: /etc/openal/alsoft.conf
drivers=pulse,alsa,oss

Server

Create a user for running Minecraft

# useradd -m -s /bin/bash minecraft

Become the minecraft user so that any file you download is owned by the correct user.

# su -l minecraft

Obtain and run the server binary

Download the current server binary Minecraft.jar run it.

$ java -jar Minecraft.jar