Can you run Sponge-powered Minecraft server on a Raspberry Pi 3?


Is it possible to run a Sponge server on Raspberry Pi ?

If not, why?


Dmitri Pisarenko

Can the pi run a jvm with Java 8?

If it can, that’s the only OS-level dependency for sponge, every thing else are just forge and other .jars.


Thanks for your answer. Looks like you can install Java 8 on Raspbian.

I’d assume that the cpu performance might be a bottleneck on a Pi. If it can run Java 8, then it will run Forge+SpongeForge+Minecraft.

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I know I’m replying to an old post but felt this was apt.

I tried running both Sponge Vanilla and Minecraft Server on my Pi 3 and it just wasn’t going to happen. However, Spigot had a method of building it directly on the Pi which makes a world of difference in performance. Sponge would crash after about 5 minutes due to performance, but Spigot… You can’t tell it’s running on a Pi.

Not sure if there’s a way to do this with Sponge though. If there is, that’d be amazing!