Minecraft

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Introduction

Installation - Desktop: How To

Ubuntu Linux:

Linux Terminal:~$

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:minecraft-installer-peeps/minecraft-installer
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install minecraft-installer

Installation - Server: How To

Set up video

Performance / Optimisation / Speed Tweaks and Tips

  1. Add more RAM
  2. Update LWJGL
  3. Change Java version
  4. Change GFX card driver
  5. Update Linux kernel

http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/343030-minecraft-speedoptimization-guide-v-23-5-updated-on-may-24/

Add more RAM

Create a desktop shortcut, and tell Minecraft to use more RAM.

Nice icon - http://a1.twimg.com/profile_images/1249756601/minecraft_icon____normal.png

[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Type=Application
Name=Minecraft
Name[en_GB]=Minecraft
Exec=java -Xmx1024M -Xms1024M -cp /home/brad/Downloads/Minecraft/minecraft.jar net.minecraft.LauncherFrame
Icon=/home/brad/Downloads/Minecraft/minecraft_icon.png
Comment[en_GB]=Start Minecraft
StartupNotify=true

Update LWJGL (LightWeight Java Game Library)

http://www.minecraftwiki.net/wiki/Tutorials/Update_LWJGL

Change Java version

By default Ubuntu now comes with OpenJDK instead of the Sun Java.

Use the software center to remove Iced Tea plugin and Open JDK.

http://forums.team-nocturnal.com/showthread.php/772

HOWTO: Fix The Black Screen After Login

https://gist.github.com/aperson/2086385