Tekkit2 Minecraft Build notes on Ubuntu 22.04LTS

Assuming a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04LTS, accepting default options and no extra packages except OpenSSH server to login.

Install zip/unzip:

apt-get update; apt-get install zip unzip

Download archive for Tekkit2 (as of 20221202):

wget https://servers.technicpack.net/Technic/servers/tekkit-2/Tekkit-2_Server_v1.1.3.zip


unzip Tekkit-2_Server_v1.1.3.zip

Install Java and add Repos:

add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
apt install openjdk-8-jdk

Attempt to launch to confirm server is working:

chmod +x LaunchServer.sh

Should take several minutes to load, depending on hardware. If this works, set up cron to similar to below to launch server upon reboot:

root@syr-tekkit:# cat /etc/cron.d/root_gameserver
@reboot root sleep 5 && cd /home/asullivan && /usr/bin/screen -dmS gameserver-screen /home/asullivan/LaunchServer.sh

Open up port 25565 to internet while server is running to connect. Use the Technic Launcher.

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