Minecraft the game that has been around for a long time, has undergone numerous revisions. Despite all the changes, Minecraft is still a popular game played by people of all ages. If you'd like to start an insignificant Minecraft server on your home computer to play with a few of your friends, you simply must configure Minecraft game on Linux or Putty. If yours is an Windows operating system, you can begin an absolutely free Minecraft hosting service by following the steps that follow: Download the Minecraft software from the official site for the game. It is recommended to save it to a folder that will contain all your Minecraft files in the future. Before you proceed ensure that Java version 6 or higher is installed on your computer. This is necessary because all the other versions have issues that may make the installation of downloaded software nearly impossible. Once you have done this, you can open the executable file. This will initiate the automatic configuration of Minecraft host server on your computer. Don't pay attention to the error messages that might pop up between. After the process is completed it is necessary to increase the memory capacity on your Minecraft server. Simply open a notepad , and copy the following code. "C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe" -Xmx2048M -Xms2048M -jar "Minecraft_Server.exe". This file fetches the file that you are using to configure the Minecraft server. After you have done this, you'll have to change the name of the file to "run.bat". Save it to your Minecraft folder. This will increase the memory of your Minecraft server by 100MB to 2GB, which is enough to play the game for some time. Your computer might have a hard time coping with the added pressure as the game becomes more popular and your friends join in on the fun. This can lead to the game being interrupted at times and can be irritating. And it can be regarded as a warning signal advising you to the need for a paid server for the same reason. A paid server will offer greater stability and performance which allows you to enjoy the full enjoyment of the game. You won't regret choosing a paid service to host your Minecraft game. Minecraft Server List Minecraft is a game which allows the free flow of one's imagination and a sense of adventure. You will encounter angry monsters as you attempt to find treasure in the game. If you are too close to them, you get killed. You'll also need to find all the treasure you've previously scoured when you return to the game. All of these are lost when you die.