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What licenses do I need to use Minecraft in class?

The children in my class would like a private lan server set up in school for MC. However I am a noob although I have played it via a vanilla server a while ago. The school are willing to provide ...
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Why is my server's memory usage so high with just 5 players online?

I recently started a vanilla Linux Minecraft server (v1.7.2) and have been having trouble with high RAM usage causing the server to disconnect. I have allocated a maximum of 3.5GB. I restarted the ...
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Hosting a Linux Dedicated Server for “The Ship”

I cannot get a dedicated server for The Ship (AppID 2403) to run on a linux box using steamcmd. I have followed this guide. The steps listed complete successfully. Then, I run ./srcds_run -game ship ...
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Why can't I use my custom loadouts in training?

Whenever I start a training match against bots, the item server doesn't work and I can't access my loadouts. I've tried everything I can think of, such as the heartbeat command, restarting TF2, ...
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“Failed to Bind Port” Minecraft Server

I started a local Minecraft server on my Windows XP computer, but didn't shut it down correctly once finished by using the stop command. Now when it starts up, it says "Failed to bind port 25565. ...
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Minecraft Failed To Bind Port

I made a server and used my IPv4 address for the IP. I decided to scratch that server and make a Bukkit server so I can use plugins. I tried to use my IPv4 address which I used for my other server but ...
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What Happened To Spore servers? Spore servers gone!

I have recently been unable to log into my SPORE™ account, so I looked for help. EA said that the servers were down for newer accounts, but any accounts made before 2012 should be fine. Mine was made ...
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Get a players name from their UUID

Is there a quick and easy way to resolve a Minecraft players UUID to their IGN? I'd prefer something as easy as: A server-command like: playername xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx A website that ...
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Vanilla dedicated server, can I configure a list of bot names

I have a dedicated TF2 server set up for in-office breaks which our department uses to play together. We use tf_bot_quota_mode fill and tf_bot_quota 24` to make sure we have plenty of things to shoot ...
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How to automatically heartbeat a TF2 listen server?

I am running a listen server from time to time to play with friends, i get annoyed that in order for the server to be lsited on the internet i have to manually "map " in the console. Is there a way to ...
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Why is it that when a player is opped on my minecraft server, no one else can build/break blocks?

If there is even a letter in the ops text file nobody including myself can build or break anything. Even as owner rank if I were to op the letter 'c' I still would have this problem. I use Group ...
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Have two Minecraft players coexist at separate times in the same local server

I have a question that just doesn't seem easy to put to words in a Google search, so here goes. There's only one computer in the house. My brother and I play Minecraft on it using the same account. ...
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How to Prevent Access to Minecraft Server from non-minecraft Clients?

My son has recently created a Minecraft server in our home using a leftover PC. He is using a whitelist to allow only his friends' legitimate accounts to join the game. However, I have discovered ...
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Seting up a minecraft server

I'm trying to setup a minecraft server: server is on ubuntu comp, client on windows comp. 1) On my.public.ip.adress I can't play: java.net.connectException: connection refused: no further ...
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Garry's Mod Steam Server?

I followed the following instructions for setting up a Garry's Mod server in Linux via the command line; http://wiki.garrysmod.com/page/Hosting_A_Dedicated_Server mkdir ~/Steam cd ~/Steam wget ...
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My inventory and armor disappeared in LAN multiplayer on Minecraft

My friend and I were playing Minecraft over LAN, and my friend was the host, then she logged off. 5 minutes later we tried to log back in and all my stuff was gone, and I wasn't even in the same spot ...
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What recommended upload/download speeds should I have for a Quake 1 server?

I know that this sounds extremely outdated to talk about, but what are some recommended Internet speeds for a Quake 1 server? I've been catering to the lone players looking around on the DarkPlaces ...
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MOTD Advertisement for CS:GO Server

I have sprung up a 66TICK CS:GO server via hosting (Provider being Hypanova) and have successfully edited the ...\csgo\motd.txt file to look something like so: //MOTD points to server ...
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Minecraft is port forwarded properly but can't log in

I have run a Minecraft server for over a year. I had a netgear router on Comcast network. We recently got a 'new' all-in modem/router, one that needed to be configured. http://canyouseeme.com says ...
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Unable to connect to authentication servers on debian vps

Hi i am currently hosting a server on a VPS running debian and when i try to connect to the server my client gets an error saying the authentication servers are down, and the server displays an error ...
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What command can I use to stop receiving a defuse kit every round in casual?

My friends and I wanted to play a 5v5 premade and make it look like a competitive match. I got all the commands except for the one that disables a defuse kit being bought automatically after each ...
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Minecraft server lag since updating to 1.8

My server has worked well since 2011, however, nowadays, since updating to 1.8 (actually some subversion of 1.8, not actually 1.8, but I went directly from .2, 3 or something to .8) it lags very much. ...
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CS:GO Server on OS X 10.9 Server

I'm wondering whether its possible to run a CSGO casual server on OS X Server for me and a few mates, the system is up to it hardware wise I'm just wondering if its actually possible and how it would ...
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Is it still possible to host a CSGO lan party without internet access?

I am wanting to host a lan party with friends for CSGO, but the location will have patchy internet access. Following the introduction of GSLTs and the removal of listen servers, is it still possible ...
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Problems With Hosting Minecraft Server

I am having Problems With Launching a minecraft Server. I have tried spigot and open it with a batch file but it doesn't seem to work. I am on windows 10 the code for the batch file I am using is ...
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Can't get onto my brother's server, and vice versa, across local network in Terraria

I have a similar problem to Shadow Z, in his original question. My problem differs, however, since I have already followed the instructions to set up my MQWest modem for port forwarding. I also do ...
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Minecraft: Constant LAN port?

Occasionally, a friend wants to join me, playing on my Minecraft world, which I run locally on my computer. We don't want to use VPN or other stuff, so we currently do it using this procedure: I ...
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My TF2 server cannot connect to the item server

I own a standard SRCDS server and when I (or anybody else) joins, they cannot connect to the item server. I have checked other servers and it definitely works there. Does anyone know why this ...
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What is IP of Blade and Soul Euro server?

Unfortunately, I'm not sure is this question an offtopic or not. At the moment of 3 Closed Beta Test there are a lot of rumors about where actually the Euro server of Blade & Soul is located. ...
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Minecraft Server: Connection refused

and here's my question: My Minecraft Server is running perfectly, I can connect. But, if others try, it says "Can't connect: connection refused: connect". I have a Mac, with 8gb ram, and am using ...
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How to automatically update a Team Fortress 2 server with SteamCMD?

I have a Windows server running Team Fortress 2 (TF2) with SteamCMD and I would like to enable auto-updates. For the moment, I have to do it manually with SteamCMD using the app_update command but ...
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Is it possible to host Magicka in a LAN without steam?

I want to play Magicka in a LAN without steam, is it possible? I am hosting the game in one pc, but the other simply cannot see the game, or connect directly with the ip address. According to the ...
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Minecraft Server RCON

The Minecraft server setting (RCON) I know is security. However when I tried to use RCON, it either times my friends out or lets them in without RCON. How do I fix this? If anyone can help me ...
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How do I send a custom map to somebody?

I want to share my custom map with TBNRfrags, but I'm not sure how to do it. Does it take a special plug-in, or site? It would be great if there where a world ID, or something, that I could just give ...
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Multiple Strange Errors when Starting TF2 Dedicated Server

Before I ask this question, note that I am referring to a strange error in the console when starting my server, not a strange kill tracking weapon in Team Fortress 2! When I start my server, I get 2 ...
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When I die minecraft unloads all the chunks

I have a minecraft server running on a dedicated server and when I log in everything is normal, but when I die, the world unloads around me... Everything I can see just unloads. I can't think of a ...
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Gamemode addon implementing in server

I've installed some gamemodes from the workshop but I have no idea how to get this in my server. For example I get the gamemode Hide and Seek which gets put in the directory: C:\Program Files ...
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Does having more players on run your computer harder?

So I've had this Minecraft server for a long time that I just play on with friends using Hamachi. I've always used the free version of Hamachi, which only allows up to 5 players to be in the group, ...
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How can I Protect my Minecraft server from griefers without and griefers within?

I have a new MC server professionally hosted. I'm using whitelist to limit users that can connect, but I'm wondering what I need to do to make sure that when my players return, their hard-won items ...
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Is there any way of making a Minecraft server lower than the current version?

So me and my friends manged to make a server in Minecraft for us to play on and we would like to add mods. But the mods we want to add are a few versions lower than the updated version. Is there any ...
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How do I let my friends join my single player world?

Ok, So I have a friend who lives in the Netherlands and I want her to join my single player world to record and RP (Role Play). I gave her my port number at first, but that didn't work, so I did ...
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Sending Private MOTD messages to Users from Server

I have recently started a small Team Fortress 2 dedicated Windows Server on my PC for just a few friends to join. However if it may start to get popular, how would I send I private message to a user ...
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Unable to connect to friend's LAN server [duplicate]

I am unable to connect to my friend's LAN server, on the Technic launcher mod pack, "Vivacity". When he puts it up, I can't even see it in my server menu. This has also been an issue when trying to ...
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Why can nobody join my server [closed]

I'm trying to get a minecraft server that costs $700 so today I decided that I would make a smaller, desktop run, server to get a bit of money for it. I go through the normal steps to start one up, ...
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How to spawn at base station on EarthEasyStart multiplayer Space Engineers

I'm paying for a hosted Space Engineers server, and would like to use the Easy Start Earth Scenario with my friends. The problem is that when we spawn in, it shows us a spawn menu when we join the ...
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Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server Reports all Maps are Missing?

Recently, I installed MetaMod and SourceMod. Since I installed these I have been having the server report that it cannot find any maps. This is strange because when I go on the server as a client, ...
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Why can't nobody log into my Terraria server using my external IP?

OK. So this has been going on for me for about 3 months, since I moved. Before I moved, I used an Ethernet internet to launch servers. Everything worked PERFECTLY. But now, I use a Wireless internet ...
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Pokemon in Pixelmon server don't appear when I send them out?

I have a Pixelmon server for my friend and I to play on. It's been working fine for the last week, but when I came on it today, and I threw out my Pokemon it wouldn't show up. It would say "Sent out ...
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Is there a way to modify/disable the setup timer in TF2 as a server owner?

Not to be confused with the "waiting for players" timer or the "end of round" timer, the setup timer is the one where, during payload race, control point, or KOTH games, the attacking team is locked ...
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Texture Pack on Server over FTP

Today I tried to "install" a texture pack on my server (verygames) to let all my users use the same texture pack. To do this, I found a way with editing the server.properties at line "resource-pack=". ...