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Old 01-12-2012, 07:11 PM   #1
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minecraft ssh


can i start my minecraft server with putty or i know i can if i write -java -jar minecraftserver.jar but if i close putty the server get down. but can i start it so the computer run it?
i have linux debian 6.0.3

Old 01-12-2012, 07:23 PM   #2
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You need to push the process into the background with &, or use something like "screen" to keep the terminal session alive after you disconnect with SSH.
Old 01-12-2012, 08:15 PM   #3
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Honestly, the best luck I had was setting my machine to auto log on. Then set the minecraft server to auto run when the computer logs on. I never had luck running it in the background.


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