1. Download Minecraft from Minecraft's website here
    • For Linux, they provide a Minecraft.jar to run Minecraft.
  2. Browse to the location where you downloaded the Minecraft.jar file in File Manager
    • Open the file manager from start menu (start "X" button --> File Manager)
    • Browse to where you downloaded the Minecraft.jar file
  3. Add executable permission to the Minecraft.jar file
    • Right-click on the Minecraft.jar, then click on "Properties"
    • Click on the "Permissions" tab
    • Under the "Access Control" section, click on the "Execute" dropdown box and choose "Only owner"
    • Click the "OK" button to save settings
  4. Run Minecraft
    • Right click on the Minecraft.jar file and click on "OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime"