How to host a Minecraft game on a Linux virtual machine

How to host a Minecraft game on a Linux virtual machine

Dedicating an entire Linux PC or server just to run a Minecraft game is a waste of resources. If you’re looking to get a quick Minecraft server running, it’s much better to host it from a Virtual machine.

There are many choices for easy virtualization for modern computers. However, Oracle VM VirtualBox is the best, as it’s cross-platform, easy to use, and is free of charge. In this article, we’re going to explain how you can use Oracle’s VirtualBox to host a Minecraft game on a Linux virtual machine.

This is actually a great idea. I used to host such a Minecraft server on a Raspberry Pi for my daughter in her early teens. One of the reasons was back then to make it a safe place for her and her friends to enjoy without needing to use a public server on the Internet.

See how to set this up in an VirtualBox VM at https://www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-linux-tips/host-minecraft-game-on-a-linux-virtual-machine/

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How to host a Minecraft game on a Linux virtual machine
How to host a Minecraft game on a Linux virtual machine

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