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How to Install Minecraft

The purpose of this article is to explain how you would install Minecraft using our server or any linux server.

First you will need to login to your server using SSH

ssh [email protected]
Once you are logged in you need to download the files from https://minecraft.net/download

At this time we see the latest file is minecraft_server.1.8.1.jar

wget https://s3.amazonaws.com/Minecraft.Download/versions/1.8.1/minecraft_server.1.8.1.jar

Once it is completed downloading lets change the file permissions.

chmod 755 minecraft_server.1.8.1.jar

Lastly we can start the server with the following command (might have to install java using yum)..

java -Xmx1024M -Xms1024M -jar minecraft_server.1.8.1.jar

Thats all!

Now you can use your computer to connect using the Minecraft desktop version.


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