Init script for various Minecraft servers
A init script that, apart form starting and stopping the server correctly, has many extra features for running a vanilla Minecraft, Spigot, or Bukkit server.
- Support for automated server management
- Easy updates with Spigot BuildTools support
- More to come soon
git, java, screen
Note: This currently does not work with OpenJDK 9.0.
Access server console
service minecraft console
Exit the console
Screen: CTRL+A D Byobu: CTRL+A A D
Symlink the minecraft file to
/etc/init.d/minecraft, set the required premissions and update rc.d.
sudo ln -s ~/minecraft-init/minecraft /etc/init.d/minecraft chmod 755 ~/minecraft-init/minecraft sudo update-rc.d minecraft defaults
Edit the variables in
config.exampleto your needs and rename it to
config(leaving it in the same folder as the original minecraft script)
For more help with the script, run