Project ID: 22065


Linux port of the official Minecraft launcher, packaged for Fedora/EL

Installation Instructions


sudo dnf copr enable stenstorp/Minecraft For new launcher: sudo dnf install minecraft-launcher For legacy, java launcher: sudo dnf install minecraft-java NOTE: Only the legacy, java launcher is available for 32 bit systems.

CentOS/EL 7:

sudo yum copr enable stenstorp/Minecraft For legacy, java launcher: sudo yum install minecraft-java The new launcher is not compatible with CentOS/EL 7


If the game does not launch, make sure java 8 is being used.


sudo alternatives --config java Then, type the number corresponding to the line containing java-1.8.0-openjdk.x86_64

Minecraft only:

New launcher:

  • Select "launch options"
  • Click and allow the "Advanced Settings" option
  • Click on the profile you want to use
  • Click the "java executable" option
  • In the text field enter: /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.8.0/bin/java and click save

Old java launcher:

  • Click "Edit Profile"
  • Click the "Executable" option
  • In the text field enter: /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.8.0/bin/java and click save profile

If logging in using the old java launcher does not work, edit the /opt/minecraft-java/ file as root and replace the java command on the second line with /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.8.0/bin/java

Active Releases

The following unofficial repositories are provided as-is by owner of this project. Contact the owner directly for bugs or issues (IE: not bugzilla).

Release Architectures Repo Download
EPEL 7 x86_64 (0)* EPEL 7 (240 downloads)
EPEL 8 x86_64 (14)* EPEL 8 (226 downloads)
EPEL 9 x86_64 (6)* EPEL 9 (33 downloads)
Fedora 34 i386 (0)*, x86_64 (10)* Fedora 34 (0 downloads)
Fedora 35 i386 (0)*, x86_64 (34)* Fedora 35 (475 downloads)
Fedora 36 i386 (0)*, x86_64 (471)* Fedora 36 (1012 downloads)
Fedora rawhide i386 (0)*, x86_64 (4)* Fedora rawhide (261 downloads)

* Total number of packages downloaded in the last seven days.