PixelLink is a small application that can be used to link a player's Minecraft and Pixelmon forum accounts together.
To get PixelLink set up, follow the steps below:
- Download the correct version of PixelLink for your platform from this link, at the bottom.
- Extract the files in the downloaded archive to an empty folder.
PixelLink is a 32-bit application. If you are using a 64-bit version of Linux, you will need to have certain libraries installed to run 32-bit applications; these libraries can be installed by using the following command in Terminal:
sudo apt-get install lib32z1 libgtk2.0-0:i386 libnotify4:i386 libxtst6:i386 gconf-service-backend:i386 gconf2:i386 libnspr4-dev:i386 libnss3-dev:i386 libasound2:i386 overlay-scrollbar-gtk2:i386 libatk-adaptor:i386 libgail-common:i386 unity-gtk2-module:i386 libcanberra-gtk-module:i386
Note that this command is for Linux distributions with the APT package manager (e.g. Debian and derivatives like Ubuntu). If your Linux distribution has a different package manager, you should use the respective command for your native package manager.
- Run the PixelLink executable from the folder you extracted to earlier.
- Click "Continue".
- Enter your Pixelmon forum username and the matching password, and then continue again.
- Wait for the Minecraft login page to come up.
- Enter the info you used to register your Minecraft account.
- Click "Link".
- Wait for the confirmation page to come up. If you see this page, you are now linked!
Your antivirus might come up with a warning, as PixelLink is not a commonly-seen file. If you trust the program, find the option to run the program anyways. (this may be hidden behind a "More info" button).
PixelLink is completely safe, is only required once, and can be removed entirely after the linking process is done. It does not store your credentials, and active links persist even if you change your Minecraft password.
If you encounter any errors during linking, make sure your MC account was not linked to a forums account already.