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Minecraft Help - Linux

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by MinecraftPenguin21, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. MinecraftPenguin21

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    Hi I need some help installing minecraft on linux. I follow all the instrictions on minecraft.net correctly.

    I open the file with that java thing. Launcher works, logging in to minecraft works but when I click play, the launcher loads, closes then re-opens and the game is not there? any help please?

    @halothe23 @Lucariatias @rubik_cube_man

    Thanks
     
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    Linux is a funny one. What version of Linux are you using exactly? Ubuntu?
     
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    And could you send me an error log / post it here?
     
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    i am using ubuntu and i will go find the error log now.
     
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    it says this

    Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: /home/minecraftpenguin21/.minecraft/versions/1.8/1.8-natives-2016075530918/liblwjgl.so: /home/minecraftpenguin21/.minecraft/versions/1.8/1.8-natives-2016075530918/liblwjgl.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory (Possible cause: can't load IA 32-bit .so on a ARM-bit platform)
    at java.lang.ClassLoader$NativeLibrary.load(Native Method)
    at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary0(ClassLoader.java:1778)
    at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary(ClassLoader.java:1703)
    at java.lang.Runtime.loadLibrary0(Runtime.java:844)
    at java.lang.System.loadLibrary(System.java:1051)
    at org.lwjgl.Sys$1.run(Sys.java:73)
    at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
    at org.lwjgl.Sys.doLoadLibrary(Sys.java:66)
    at org.lwjgl.Sys.loadLibrary(Sys.java:95)
    at org.lwjgl.Sys.<clinit>(Sys.java:112)
    at bsu.I(SourceFile:2462)
    at net.minecraft.client.main.Main.main(SourceFile:40)
     
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    The report says it can't open it on an ARM based Platform. What Computer are you using?
     
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    im using a hp chromebook with intel, it should work.
     
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    Just putting it out their, minecraft runs horribly on a Chromebook, if it even runs at all. (i'm also a chromebook owner myself). Even though it has intel support, it can't handle the stain minecraft will put on it. Though if you're fine with only getting like 2fps, then you gonna want to open and install openJDK Java 7 Runtime from the software center. (it installs and converts the libraries needed. ) Since you already installed MC, go to it, click on properties, go to permissions, then click "allow executing file as program". then click and run mc and it should work. Again, chromebooks are not designed for gaming and you will lag but it's your choice.
     
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    my friend has the SAMSUNG chromebook, he managed to get minecraft and play it at 135 fps! and he had skype and music running on it too. so i think it would work

    also i did what you said ages ago when i frst got minecraft on linux and the error was the result of that.
     
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    well then idk cause i did that and it ran for me( quick question, do you know what your friend did to make it run so fast, as i've also got the samsung chromebook and it runs slow for me)
     
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    Check your LWJGL. What version of Java are you using?
     
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    what is LWJGL and im using the latest version (i dont know what version it is but it the latest one)
     
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    Java version? (LWJGL stands for Light weight Java graphics library. It's a set of libraries MC uses).
     
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    he said all he did was get a new ram for the chromebook, installed it manualy, (he did it that for me also). Also my friend customized the insides for his like the memory and speed ect. so that is probably why it is fast. he said he would do it for me too.
     
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    ok , how do i check that (im a newb at linux ubuntu)
     
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    How much you wanna bet when halo sees this in his alerts this is the first one he will go to xD.
     
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    lol i bet 1 awesome cookie
     
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    I advise looking it up, I don't use MC on my Linux partition. I use it to code.
     
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    Dang, true though.

    Open a terminal/console/black window with text/hacker menu (whatever people call it these days) and just run "java -version" and paste the output here.
     
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    Thanks, give me your Java version, I can help you from there. A lot of these errors are JVM/JDK related.
     
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