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I'm trying to install WorldEdit, and I've done the following:

  • Gotten the craftbukkit JAR,
  • run it, stopped it,
  • replaced world with my save from single,
  • run again, stopped again,
  • copied WorldEdit.jar into plugins,
  • tried //hpos1 and other WorldEdit commands.

I get the following error:

You don't have permission to do this

What causes this? (I'm on a Mac, if that's a factor)

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what are you using as permissions plugin / are you using a permissions plugin? –  alexanderpas Dec 25 '11 at 9:47
    
@alexanderpas i dont use any permissions plugin. Somehow i managed to get myself permitted with pure WorldEdit on an ooold software. Didnt know it changed... Which is the best permission plugin ? –  imacake Dec 25 '11 at 9:57
    
Perhaps try oopping yourself, If you do not want to use a permissions plugin. Just type /op <username> in the console. This should work. –  Jonny Dec 30 '11 at 6:27
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Due to the nature of worldedit, worldedit requires you to specify permissions, either the build in, or by using a permissions plugin

Worldedit uses the WEPIF (WorldEdit Permissions Interoperability Framework) to handle permissions.

If you're not using a permissions plugin, the easiest way is using Flat file permissions which allows you to simply give yourself all permissions by editing two files in the root of your server (same location as bukkit itself):

perms_groups.txt

admins:*

perms_users.txt

sk89q:admins:*

(replace sk89q with your username)

There's a list of permissions, on the Worldedit Wiki which can help you if you want to further specify permissions

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I am sorry but that does not seem to work... Maybe im not in the group 'admins' ? (Really, which perms plugin do you recommend? plugins.bukkit.org/…) –  imacake Dec 25 '11 at 10:21
    
nevermind! works! perfect! Ive messed too much with worldedit's config.yml, sorry! Thanks! –  imacake Dec 25 '11 at 10:43
    
@imacake besides accepting an answer, you might also want to upvote it. –  alexanderpas Dec 25 '11 at 12:17
    
@alexanderpas I'm doing it for him. –  Bogdacutu Dec 25 '11 at 15:44
    
He can't upvote until he reaches 15 rep, remember? :) –  John the Green Dec 25 '11 at 17:16
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