How to install Minecraft 17 with Java 16 on a Chromebook

Today we are looking at how to install Minecraft 17 with Java 16 on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

If you have any questions, please contact us via a YouTube comment and we would be happy to assist you!

This tutorial will only work on Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU (with Linux Apps Support) and not those with an ARM64 architecture CPU.

We highly recommend that you need to start this tutorial in a new Linux apps session.

In the video, I said several times Java 1.16, I meant Java 16.  

Sadly Java 16 has been removed from the Linux sources, so we can no longer install Java 16.  However, the tutorial still works without Java 16.  Just start at the 7th command, and you should have Minecraft running on your Chromebook! 

Commands Used:
1) sudo cp /etc/apt/sources.list sources.list
2) sudo echo deb sid main  | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
3) sudo apt update
4) sudo apt install libcrypt1 -y && sudo apt install openjdk-16-jdk
5) sudo mv sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list
6) sudo apt update
7) wget
8) tar -xf Minecraft.tar.gz
9) cd minecraft-launcher && ./minecraft-launcher --disable-framerate-limit
10) sudo apt install menulibre
11) menulibre

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