Minecraft performance is slower on Linux than Windows

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  • mesa

    Mesa 3D graphics library (read-only mirror of https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/mesa/mesa/)

    You can always compile Mesa and GLFW. Doing so will update your drivers to the latest version (not stable).

  • GLFW

    A multi-platform library for OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Vulkan, window and input

    You can always compile Mesa and GLFW. Doing so will update your drivers to the latest version (not stable).

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  • linux

    XanMod: Linux kernel source code tree (by xanmod)

    If the game still to refuse giving you the max performance, leading your graphic's card to become a ultra heater, try installing a custom kernel. The most popular ones are XanMod and Liquorix.

  • gamemode

    Optimise Linux system performance on demand

    If none of these work, try using gamemode.

  • download-jdk

    FUP2 https://github.com/oracle-actions/setup-java

    Java can also be found in OpenJDK. Download your version, extract it (usually, the default directory is /usr/lib/jvm), and point the java program.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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