Package Details: multimc5 0.6.5-1

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Package Base: multimc5
Description: Minecraft launcher with ability to manage multiple instances.
Upstream URL:
Keywords: launcher minecraft
Licenses: Apache
Conflicts: multimc
Provides: multimc
Submitter: vorpalblade
Maintainer: xiretza
Last Packager: xiretza
Votes: 49
Popularity: 3.189253
First Submitted: 2015-06-06 11:37
Last Updated: 2019-02-24 20:23

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Required by (1)

Sources (4)

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xiretza commented on 2019-04-21 09:54

The segfault when launching an instance is a known issue and will be fixed in the next MultiMC release. If you don't want to wait for that, either use multimc-git or post a patch here, I'll include it in the package.

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ainola commented on 2017-05-29 23:23

Apparently this doesn't compile with GCC 7. This has been fixed upstream in their develop branch. Consider adding this patch:

Relevant bug report:

ainola commented on 2017-05-29 23:18

jdk8-openjdk was not pulled in as a hard dep, so I got the same Cmake errors as Aurelio until I installed the package manually.

vorpalblade commented on 2017-02-12 23:29

I have just updated this package to version 0.5.1.

There was NOT a bump to the version in the MultiMC repository even though there was a release.

The version number is under application/CMakeLists.txt for those who are wondering.

HanFox commented on 2017-01-16 00:27

That has solved it. Thanks muchly, vorpalblade.

vorpalblade commented on 2017-01-15 17:05


I think I've fixed it now.
I don't know why it didn't happen to me when I was testing. Maybe there was a leftover library or something?

It should work now though.

HanFox commented on 2017-01-15 16:41

This doesn't seem to want to run for me since the 0.5.0 update:

+ main
+ variables
+ NAME=multimc5
+ '[' '' ']'
+ '[' '' ']'
+ '[' -d /home/hanfox/.local/share ']'
+ DATA_DIR=/home/hanfox/.local/share/multimc5
+ echo /home/hanfox/.local/share/multimc5
+ mkdir --parents /home/hanfox/.local/share/multimc5
+ /usr/lib/multimc5/MultiMC5 --dir /home/hanfox/.local/share/multimc5
+ /usr/lib/multimc5/MultiMC --dir /home/hanfox/.local/share/multimc5
/usr/bin/multimc5: line 24: /usr/lib/multimc5/MultiMC5: No such file or directory
MultiMC Dir: /usr/lib/multimc5
No missing dependencies found.
chmod: changing permissions of '/usr/lib/multimc5/bin/MultiMC': Operation not permitted
/usr/lib/multimc5/bin/MultiMC: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

mate_amargo commented on 2016-11-18 00:44


Make sure you have a working java-jdk.
You can check the status with:
$ archlinux-java status

And to change it:
$ archlinux-java set java-8-jdk

vorpalblade commented on 2016-08-11 13:44


I just made a "new" install of Arch Linux by doing

# pacstrap $(pwd) base base-devel
# arch-chroot $(pwd)
## set up username/password here
# systemd-nspawn -bD $(pwd)

$ curl -O $(yaourt_url)
$ curl -O $(package-query_url)

# Make the packages with makepkg -si...

$ yaourt -Syua multimc5

It did not error out for me.

Do you have base-devel installed?

Aurelio commented on 2016-08-11 05:40

I am getting the following error while installing the package with yaourt:

-- Detecting CXX compile features - done
fatal: Not a git repository (or any parent up to mount point /tmp)
Stopping at filesystem boundary (GIT_DISCOVERY_ACROSS_FILESYSTEM not set).
-- Failed to run Git:
CMake Error at depends/launcher/CMakeLists.txt:2 (project):
No CMAKE_Java_COMPILER could be found.

Tell CMake where to find the compiler by setting either the environment
variable "JAVA_COMPILER" or the CMake cache entry CMAKE_Java_COMPILER to
the full path to the compiler, or to the compiler name if it is in the

-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!

wlhlm commented on 2016-05-19 09:47

Slightly updated .desktop file (shebang is unnecessary):

[Desktop Entry]
Name=MultiMC 5
GenericName=Minecraft launcher
Comment=Greatly enhanced game launcher for Minecraft