How to Install Minecraft on Linux Mint 19


Install Minecraft on Linux Mint

Minecraft is a game available for Linux users. To install the latest version of Minecraft we will download it from the official website and then install it on your Linux Mint system. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to install Minecraft on Linux Mint 19.

Prerequisites

Before you start to Install Minecraft on Linux Mint. You must have the non-root user account on your system with sudo privileges.

Start to Install Minecraft on Linux Mint

First, open the terminal by pressing ctrl+Alt+t keys the same time.

Next, we will download the .deb package of Minecraft from its official website. To download the package run following wget command in the terminal:

wget -o ~/Minecraft.deb https://launcher.mojang.com/download/Minecraft.deb

To install the .deb package the gdebi tool is used most frequently. So now we will install gdebi on your Linux Mint system. To install gdebi execute the following command in the command prompt.

sudo apt install gdebi-core

Now you are ready to install Minecraft on your system. Execute below command in the command prompt to install Minecraft:

sudo gdebi ~/Minecraft.deb

You have successfully installed Minecraft on your Linux Mint system. Follow the next step to Launch the Game.

Launch Minecraft

You can launch Minecraft by visiting Activities -> type 'minecraft'.

Or you can start it by running following command in the terminal:

minecraft

Conclusion

You have successfully learned how to Install Minecraft on Linux Mint 19. If you have any queries regarding this then please don’t forget to comment below.