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Thread: Minecraft 1.73 on Ubuntu 11.04

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    Minecraft 1.73 on Ubuntu 11.04

    How do I install minecraft on Natty? It is the only thing keeping me from just deleting my windows partition.
    running natty 64 bit amd

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    Re: Minecraft 1.73 on Ubuntu 11.04

    Quote Originally Posted by TheAJGman View Post
    How do I install minecraft on Natty? It is the only thing keeping me from just deleting my windows partition.
    running natty 64 bit amd
    Installing Java will do it, just right click on it and open with Java!

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    Re: Minecraft 1.73 on Ubuntu 11.04

    Quote Originally Posted by iLeet View Post
    Installing Java will do it, just right click on it and open with Java!
    this is true.

    however i prefer a script found here that does all the hard stuff for ya and installs shortcuts on the desktop etc


    woo! mincraft!
    "Those who make peaceful protest impossible make violent revolution inevitable"

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    Re: Minecraft 1.73 on Ubuntu 11.04

    yes ^ but that is for 1.6.2 and I want the latest

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    Re: Minecraft 1.73 on Ubuntu 11.04

    Quote Originally Posted by TheAJGman View Post
    yes ^ but that is for 1.6.2 and I want the latest
    then when you run minecraft it will ask do u wanna update, hit yes and u get the latest .
    "Those who make peaceful protest impossible make violent revolution inevitable"

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    Re: Minecraft 1.73 on Ubuntu 11.04

    Quote Originally Posted by iLeet View Post
    Installing Java will do it, just right click on it and open with Java!
    The makers of Minecraft recommend the proper Sun Java, but it's always worked fine with OpenJDK for me.

    To install OpenJDK click here, then download the minecraft.jar file from their site and click to run it.

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    Re: Minecraft 1.73 on Ubuntu 11.04

    thanks

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