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Got a couple of queries about Minecraft - what are the client system requirements (I can only find references to server requirements), and will it natively run under Linux (the client, not the web-based platform)? My gut feeling is it will, because it's Java based and you're supposed to be able to run Java on a toaster. But does anyone have experience? I'm hoping to be able to run it on my netbook with the settings turned down...
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You can run it on a netbook, albeit with low settings.
I run it on some older computers just fine.
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Sweet
How about a Linux client? Anyone using it?
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Sweet
How about a Linux client? Anyone using it?
I have had nothing but problems with it in Linux.
But then again that's because ATI drivers suck.
I can play it on Windows in high settings, but in Linux, low settings.

This is on my other laptop.
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Mine's an Intel GMA, it supports OpenGL so I hope I'm ok?
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I've run it fine on my Desktop PC with nVidia drivers and laptop with ATI ones, both Linux machines.
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It runs on Linux just fine, I'd say you need 2gb ram, a decent single to dual core CPU and OK integrated graphics that handle opengl
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Meaty, I've got an Atom & 1Gb
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