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minetest, minetestserver - Multiplayer infinite-world block sandbox

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NAME

minetest, minetestserver - Multiplayer infinite-world block sandbox
 

SYNOPSIS

minetest [ --server SERVER OPTIONS | CLIENT OPTIONS] [ COMMON OPTIONS] [ WORLD PATH]
 
minetestserver [ SERVER OPTIONS] [ COMMON OPTIONS] [ WORLD PATH]
 

DESCRIPTION

Minetest is one of the first InfiniMiner/Minecraft(/whatever) inspired games (started October 2010), with a goal of taking the survival multiplayer gameplay to a slightly different direction.
The main design philosophy is to keep it technically simple, stable and portable. It will be kept lightweight enough to run on fairly old hardware.
 

COMMON OPTIONS

--help
Print allowed options and exit
--version
Print version information and exit
--config <value>
Load configuration from specified file
--logfile <value>
Set logfile path (debug.txt)
--info
Print more information to console
--verbose
Print even more information to console
--trace
Print enormous amounts of information to console
--gameid <value>
Set gameid
--worldname <value>
Set world path by name
--world <value> | list
Set world path or list worlds
--map-dir <value>
Same as --world (deprecated)
--port <value>
Set network port (UDP) to use
--run-unittests
Run unit tests and exit
 

CLIENT OPTIONS

--address <value>
Address to connect to
--go
Disable main menu
--name <value>
Set player name
--password <value>
Set password
--random-input
Enable random user input, for testing (client only)
--videomodes
List available video modes (client only)
--speedtests
Run speed tests
 

SERVER OPTIONS

--migrate <value>
Migrate from current map backend to another. Possible values are sqlite3, leveldb, redis, and dummy.
--terminal
Display an interactive terminal over ncurses during execution.
 

ENVIRONMENT

MINETEST_SUBGAME_PATH
Colon delimited list of directories to search for subgames.
 

BUGS

Please report all bugs to Perttu Ahola <celeron55@gmail.com>.
 

AUTHOR

Perttu Ahola <celeron55@gmail.com> and contributors.
This man page was originally written by Juhani Numminen <juhaninumminen0@gmail.com>.
 

WWW

http://www.minetest.net/
 
10 September 2013