@joetgmt1 and @commandery11
Is regular creative mode Minecraft Pi working, while survival mode is now hitting this error message?
If so, I recommend checking the wrapper script as it's more robust against changes to the system libraries. If you take a look at
/usr/bin/minecraft-pi I recall it says something like this on Ubuntu MATE:
You can run the same commands on your terminal, except change the last part to use