How to Install Minecraft on Debian 10

Install Minecraft on Debian 10

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and set up Minecraft on Debian 10. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Minecraft is one of the most popular games of all time. It is a sandbox video game about building various structures and going on adventures. Minecraft currently is being maintained by Microsoft but was initially developed by Mojang Studies, which was acquired by Microsoft.

Install Minecraft on Debian 10

Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Minecraft on the Debian system.

  • Install Minecraft from the official website.

To install Minecraft using the .deb package, we will first download the package file:


Then, install the package using the following command:

sudo dpkg -i ~/Download/Minecraft.deb

If the installation is still not done as we will be encountering some dependency issues for the package file, which can be resolved by the following command:

sudo apt -f install
  • Install Minecraft using the Snap.

Now install Snap packages:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd

Once the snap is installed on the system, Install Minecraft using the following snap command:

sudo snap install mc-installer

That’s all you need to do to install Minecraft on Debian 10 Buster. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on Minecraft, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.