Make a Minecraft 1.8.0 Bukkit Server on Linux

Hello world

I'm going to show you in this instructable on how to become a minecraft 1.8.0bukkit server in linux.

Step 1: Download Bukkit

I have downloaded my bukkit on because on the official site of thebukkit downloads blocked and there is no download for 1.8

Step 2: Create a Directory for Bukkit

place the downloaded file in the folder bukkit.

Then create a sh file with the following:

BINDIR=$(dirname "$(readlink -fn "$0")") cd "$BINDIR" java -Xmx1024M -jar craftbukkit.jar -o false

(if you do not want cracked players on your server can then replace false to true)

Name the file

Step 3: Make the Sh File Executable

Open a terminal and type chmod + x/ in order to make the sh file executable

Step 4: Run the Server

Open a terminal and go to the directory with cd for bukkit.

Then type./ to start the server. Wait a moment and then closes the terminal.

Step 5: Accept the EULA

Open your file manager and navigate to the folder for bukkit.

Open the eula file .txt. Replace false to true to accept the eula. Save the file and close it.

Step 6: Run the Server.

Open a terminal and go to the directory with cd for bukkit.

Then type./ to start the server. IMPORTANT:D'ont close the terminal!!

Step 7: See What Your Ip Address Is

Open a browser and go to:

In my example is my ip address Write this address.

Step 8: Port Forward the Server.

I can't explain how to do this.

This differed from router to router and modem to modem. Go to search the model of your router/modem on. Follow the instructions and send port 25565

Step 9: Test the Server

Open minecraft and go to multiplayer.

Click Connect and enter localhost in directly. Other players must instead of localhost is the ip address that you wrote down in step 7.



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    5 Discussions


    3 years ago

    There is no eula.txt file anywhere in the zip file being discussed here. This tutorial needs to be updated, or removed.


    3 years ago

    I do not see a eula.txt file anywhere in the installation directory. Really doesn't make sense why you would start the server, stop it to change a configuration in a separate file, and then restart the server.


    3 years ago on Step 9

    I am trying to run a bukkit server on centOS without a gui, how would I do this?

    1 reply

    Nice to know that you can still play minecraft even if you have an alternate operating system. Thanks for sharing your joy bringing knowledge!