View Full Version : [ubuntu] Minecraft Black Screen/Error Code. PLZ HELP!!

August 22nd, 2011, 08:42 PM
So I am a little new to ubuntu but i have got the jist of it. I installed ubuntu and also hoped that I would be able to play my favorite game, Minecraft. So I installed Sun java and updated it to the latest and when I start up mc, I get this message after login:

Minecraft has crashed!

Minecraft has stopped running because it encountered a problem.

If you wish to report this, please copy this entire text and email it to support@mojang.com.
Please include a description of what you did when the error occured.

--- BEGIN ERROR REPORT a1dce528 --------
Generated 21/08/11 2:41 PM

Minecraft: Minecraft Beta 1.7.3
OS: Linux (i386) version 2.6.38-11-generic
Java: 1.6.0_26, Sun Microsystems Inc.
VM: Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (mixed mode, sharing), Sun Microsystems Inc.
LWJGL: 2.4.2
[failed to get system properties (java.lang.NullPointerException)]

java.lang.IllegalStateException: Only one LWJGL context may be instantiated at any one time.
at org.lwjgl.opengl.Display.create(Display.java:846)
at org.lwjgl.opengl.Display.create(Display.java:784)
at org.lwjgl.opengl.Display.create(Display.java:765)
at net.minecraft.client.Minecraft.a(SourceFile:294)
at net.minecraft.client.Minecraft.run(SourceFile:716)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)
--- END ERROR REPORT fad693b ----------

So i need all the help I can get so that I can play minecraft. I have also tried open jdk but I just get a similar error. Thanks!:D


August 29th, 2011, 09:41 PM
I have the same problem...