Back in the winter, Tim Henry got me hooked on Minecraft. Due to having a life, I probably only played the game for around 20 hours and then put it down for several months. Now that I'm not teaching, Tim and I decided to pick it back up again. Instead of using his netbook as a server, we figured that my mapping server would be a good host.
By using this guide and this Linux start-up script, I managed to very quickly get a Minecraft server running on my mapping server, which runs Ubtuntu 10.04 LTS. I don't expect many people to hop on, but in case you're interested, the server is running on bstempi.servebeer.com