Updates to Minetest posts

I am in need of help getting minetest on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS computer.
I can get minetest 4.9 running but would like to get the newest minetest 4.13 working.

I am new to linyx because microsoft did an auto update and decided my windows was invaled after 2 years of use.

Okay, I'm guessing you got minetest installed from the software center, which is horribly outdated, to get the new version as they are released please do this.
Open the terminal, either using Ctrl+Alt+T or by opening the menu and launching it from there type the following line which will prompt for your password.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:minetestdevs/stable
followed with
sudo apt-get update
This will add the stable build which is updated every version from the guys that make Minetest, and then the next command will update the packages your system looks for when it runs updates. It should automatically detect that there is a newer version of Minetest than what you have installed. This won't install the newer version for you, to do that you need to either run
sudo apt-get install minetest
or launch your updated manager and refresh the cache, which should bring up an update for Minetest, which you can then install and enjoy.

I want to thank you for your help. My 5 year old grandson and I are playing now he is so happy. It worked like a charm. Thank you.

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